The Jacksonville Reef Research Team

Tax Identification Number:  59-2889442

Monitoring reefs for over 25 years!

Our Mission

The Jacksonville Reef Research Team is a non-profit [501(c)(3)], volunteer organization that uses research diving to deploy, monitor, and enhance Artificial Reefs off-shore northeast Florida. The Team is committed to:

• Studying the development of reefs around suitable man-made objects.

• Assisting the public and scientific community of Florida by providing scientific data concerning artificial reef productivity and by locating and evaluating sites for artificial reef placement.

• Educating the public concerning the utilization of artificial reefs and developing a workable relationship with the scientific community and with other marine interests.

Team News


The Lionfish Collecting & Handling Workshop and the Lionfish Rodeo were a great success!  Over 400 lionfish were removed from the waters off Jacksonville! 

* Lionfish Collecting & Handling Workshop!  Sponsored by the JRRT, REEF, and UNF.

* Lionfish Rodeo 24 August 2013 - check our calendar for details!

Check our calendar for the latest events!  Check our calendar often to see the dynamic speakers that we hav e scheduled this year.


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