New artificial reef completed near Grand Isle

Not far from Grand Isle in a bay where dolphins play and seabirds abound, a barge full of rocks floats on the steel-gray water, as a crane digs into them load by load and drops them beneath the surface.

Part of a joint venture between the Coastal Conservation Association of Louisiana, Shell Oil Company and the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries, the project is an addition to the Independence Island artificial reef.

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