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Florida Keys Area Dive Sites
Upper Keys - Carysfort Reef - The Elbow - White Banks Dry Rocks - Christ Statue - Grecian Rocks - The Benwood Wreck - French Reef
Molasses Reef - City of Washington - The Bibb - The Duane - Jules Undersea Lodge - Pickles Reef - Conch Reef/Wall - Little Conch Reef
Pillar Coral Patch - Middle Keys - El Infante - San Jose - El Capitan - Hens and Chickens Reef - Davis Reef - Crocker Reef - The Eagle
Alligator Reef - Tennessee Reef - San Pedro - Turtle Shoal - Coffins Patch - Delta Shoal - East Washerwoman Shoal
The Thunderbolt Wreck - Sombrero Reef - Lower Keys - Looe Key National Marine Sanctuary - Adolphus Busch - Content Keys
American, Maryland and Pelican Shoals - USS Wilkes-Barre Wreck - Eastern, Middle, Western Sambo - The Aquanaut
Alexander's Wreck - Joes' Tug - Cayman Salvage Master - Eastern Dry Rocks - Western Dry Rocks - Rock Key - Sand Key - Lost Reef

Palm BeachFt. LauderdaleMiami-Dade • Florida Keys

The Content Keys

This protected area on the Gulf side, known for its abundance of stone crabs, lobsters and shrimp, also offers a number of choice alternative dive sites when strong easterly winds make diving at the reefs edge all but impossible.

The shallow waters that surround these keys are full of turtle grass and oyster beds, and offer a safe environment for juvenile marine life of many varieties. Small coral heads with brilliant sponges and colorful encrusting corals are home to many small fish. Sit very carefully in one place and be patient... you might find a local cleaning station where red striped shrimp advertise their services and fish line up to have their gills and mouth parts cleaned by these tiny industrious crustaceans.

Dive shops from Marathon to Ramrod Key often visit this site on an irregular basis. You might have to contact a few dive shops before finding one that is planning to visit the Content Keys on the day you specify.

Robin's Personal Scuba Instruction
P.O. Box 144353
Coral Gables, FL 33114-4353
phone: 305-794-1541
PADI Instructor # 26858 since 1987

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