Artificial Reefs Made With Sunken Subway Cars, Navy Ships

Publication: National Geographic News   Date: August 18, 2006   View Article

Along the Atlantic coast from New Jersey to Georgia, thousands of fish are crammed into subway cars—but they’re going nowhere fast, and recreational fishers couldn’t be happier.

The subway cars, along with armored tanks, naval ships, tugboats, and a large amount of concrete culverts, were strategically dumped in the ocean to serve as artificial reefs.

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