Hubbs-Sea World Research Institute (HSWRI)


General Project Information


Project footprint:

124 m^2 = 0.031 acres


4020 South Hwy A1A, Melbourne Beach, FL 32951

Can it be visited by the public?

Yes (Only during events)

Coordinating organization:

HSWRI and IRL Aquatic Preserves (FDEP)



Start date and completion date:


Other relevant timeline information:

Harvest/Planting delayed due to Hurricane Irma

Project Components


Type of project:

Vegetation Only


Mangroves and Other native plants

Energy level:


Optional information


Plant species included:

Spartina alterniflora, Spartina patens, Sesuvium Portulacastrum, Rhizophora Mangle

Source of materials:

MZMEC, IRZAP Nursery (Sesuvium and Mangroves)

Cultch material used:


Cost per linear foot:  


Contact for more information:

Kirk Fusco – Kirk.Fusco@DEP.STATE.FL.US