Airplane - Bay County

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Airplane - Bay County

F-106 drone airplane donated by Tyndall Force Base

Several gray snappers (Lutjanus griseus) taking advantage of the habitat provided by an F-106 drone airplane donated by Tyndall Force Base and deployed off Panama City on 9/25/95. The reef site is Bay County's Large Area Site A and the reef was less than two years old when FWC diver Tom Maher took the photo 5/6/97. There are three of these planes at this site in 112 feet of water off PC.


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