Reef Name: Lane Gilchrist Reef
Reef Type: Concrete Rubble
Location: 30 17.467’N, 87 13.773’W
Diving Level: Open Water Diver
When Hurricane Ivan stopped by in 2004 it destroyed the Gulf Breeze Fishing Bridge. The remains of the fishing bridge was relocated about 3 miles southeast of the Pensacola pass and names Lane Gilchrist Reef.
Diving the Lane Gilchrist Reef
This shallow reef is a popular dive site for divers of all experience levels. Since this is a 60 acre site most of the popular diving is around the 40′-50′ range.
Getting to the Dive Site
Marine life seen around the Antares
When diving the reef you will see a lot of different marine life, some of them are:
There are many other types of marine life that are around the reef, if you want to identify the species you can look at the Florida Fish and Wildlife Saltwater identification page.