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NOAA Photo Library Image - reef0143

Navy divers assisting in the placement of used tires as an alternate reef material on the artificial reef site at Pokai Bay, Oahu. The tires did not stay in place because of the strong surge of the large Pacific swells at the site.

Image ID: reef0143, NOAA's Coral Kingdom Collection
Location: Pokai Bay, Oahu
Photo Date: June 1969
Photographer: Dr. James P. McVey, NOAA Sea Grant Program

Category: Coral Reefs/Marine Biologist/Artificial Reef/Diving/

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