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Reefs finally back to pre-Katrina condition

MISSISSIPPI GULF COAST — The Mississippi Department of Marine Resources’ (DMR’s) Artificial Reef Program has restored Mississippi’s inshore artificial reefs to 100 percent of their pre-Hurricane Katrina state. About 90 percent of Mississippi’s inshore and offshore artificial reefs were destroyed by Hurricane Katrina in 2005. Prior to Katrina, there were 44 inshore artificial reefs, and as of early 2010 there ...

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