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Finfish - Artificial Reef Initiative Sites: Maryland

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ArcGIS Online for Maryland
Description:
This is a MD iMAP hosted service. Find more information at http://imap.maryland.gov.The Maryland Artificial Reef Initiative (MARI) is a state-run initiative, managed by the Maryland Department of Natural Resources, aimed at developing new fish habitats in the Chesapeake Bay by way of depositing artificial materials (such as concrete reef balls or recycled porcelain) to the bottom of designated sections of water in the Chesapeake Bay. The goal is to see an oyster population develop on the artificial materials, which can attract fish and other marine creatures to the site.The Department of Natural Resources makes no warranty, expressed or implied, as to the use or appropriateness of Spatial Data, and there are no warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose or use. The information contained in Spatial Data is from publicly available sources, but no representation is made as to the accuracy or completeness of Spatial Data. The Department of Natural Resources shall not be subject to liability for human error, error due to software conversion, defect, or failure of machines, or any material used in the connection with the machines, including tapes, disks, CD-ROM s or DVD-ROM s and energy. The Department of Natural Resources shall not be liable for any lost profits, consequential damages, or claims against the Department of Natural Resources by third parties. The liability of the Department of Natural Resources for damage regardless of the form of the action shall not exceed any distribution fees that may have been paid in obtaining Spatial Data.Feature Service Link:https://geodata.md.gov/imap/rest/services/Biota/MD_Finfish/FeatureServer/9
Publisher:
State of Maryland
Collection:
State Agencies Geospatial Data
Place:
Maryland, United States
Subject:
Biota
Types:
Dataset and Service
Year:
2016
Contributed by:
Maryland
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