The Loch Linnhe Artificial Reef

Year Implemented

2006

Project Type

Reef creation

Country

United Kingdom

Location

Loch Linnhe

Longitude

-5.4499

Latitude

56.5358

Habitat(s) Created
Size

Why Undertaken
Project Description Summary

Involved the use of concrete block. The complex consists of 5 groups of 6 individual reefs, a total of 175,000 concrete blocks with a mass of 6,230 tonnes have been deployed . The reef was constructed by dropping blocks onto a target buoy resulting in a conical pile of blocks.

Documents/References uploaded


ABPmer logo

A free resource maintained by ABPmer

CONTACT US

ABPmer
Quayside Suite
Medina Chambers
Town Quay
Southampton
SO14 2AQ

eZine Signup