Scientists and volunteers have begun planting coral fragments in waters off Key West’s Fort Zachary Taylor State Park, beginning a project to restore large reef-building coral areas and establish a public snorkel park.A team from the Florida Keys-based Mote Marine Tropical Research Laboratory “outplanted” 200 live coral pieces Monday in 10 to 15 feet of water in the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary, a few hundred feet off Fort Taylor’s beach.

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