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Rocky Bayou Oyster Reefs

Created by Beau Buhring on Jan 08, 2015  
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General
Construction Dates: 
Estimated
2009
Niceville , FL
United States
30° 29' 45.9168" N, 86° 27' 15.75" W
Florida US
Pre-Project Conditions
Submerged Aquatic Vegetation (SAVs) present?: 
Yes
Pre-Construction Erosion Present?: 
Yes
Pre-Construction Erosion at Adjacent Parcels?: 
Yes
Existing Structures or Debris?: 
No
Environmental Considerations
Name of Waterbody: 
Rocky Bayou
Site Classification: 
Straight
Maximum Exposed Fetch Distance: 
1.00 miles
Shoreline orientation relative to max. fetch distance: 
45 Degrees
Adjacent to Navigation Channel?: 
No
Project Site Within a Designated No-Wake Zone?: 
No
Salinity: 
Freshwater: 0 – 0.5 ppt
Description of Nearby Structures: 
Adjacent properties have timber/rubble revetments.
Design Considerations
Was fill brought in?: 
No
Length of Project: 
75 feet
Average Project Width: 
2 feet
Design Criteria: 
Boat Wake
Structural Elements
Did the project involve a structure?: 
Yes
Type of Structure: 
breakwater
Describe construction materials: 
Five recycled oyster shell reefs, approximately 10' x 3' x 2'.
Length of Structure: 
50 feet
Drop downs, or openings or overlaps?: 
Yes
Non-Structural Elements
Primary Wetland species below MHW: 
Spartina alterniflora (smooth cordgrass)
Primary wetland species above MHW: 
Spartina alterniflora (smooth cordgrass)
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