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Symbol Index

GPS Coordinate Reef Chart Symbols     Index of Symbols of FKNMS diagrams
Online Data Files  
icon mooring buoy ok to fish B Mooring Buoy(s) - OK to fish when tied to buoy
icon mooring buoy rules unknown   Mooring Buoy(s) - Rules Unknown, check rules
icon mooring buoy no fishing XB Mooring Buoy(s) - No Fishing when tied to buoy
Spearfishing OK in this area S Spearfishing OK in this area
No Spearfishing in this area XS No Spearfishing in this area
icon no lobstering XL No Lobstering - Artificial Reef in State Waters
icon dangerous to penetrate   Dangerous Structure
No Fishing or Spearing X No Fishing, Lobstering or Spearing - - Diving and Snorkeling allowed (varies by site)
icon Key Biscayne Special Zone SMZ Key Biscayne Special Zone - 2 sq miles - Gear restricted to hook & line; no sprearguns, traps, long lines
icon Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary   Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary - OK to Fish
icon Sanctuary Preserve Area SPA Sanctuary Preservation Area -No fishing, lobstering, spearfishing, anchoring on reef–OK to dive & snorkel
icon Sanctuary Preserve Area - Catch & Releast Trolling OK SPAT Sanctuary Preserve Area - Catch & Release trolling Ok; all other forms of fishing not allowed
icon Existing Management Area EMA Existing Management Area within SPA - Hook & Line fishing & lobstering OK by hand or hand gear, No Spearing
icon Wildlife Management Area WMA Wildlife Management Area - Fishing OK - operating a personal watercraft, an airboat, or water skiing is prohibited - USFWS for more info
icon Ecological Reserve ER Ecological ReserveFKNMS Access Permit required to stop or use a mooring buoy
icon Special Use Area RO Special-Use Research Only Area - No Entry Without a FKNMS Access Permit
Marine Protected Area MPA Federal Marine Protected Area - No Fishing except Trolling for Pelagic Species - Tuna, Dolphin, Billfish, etc.
HPAC - Habitat Area of Particular Concern HAPC Habitat Area of Particular Concern - No anchoring, bottom trawling, bottom traps
icon Archaeological Preserve HAP Historical Archaeological Preserve - Removal of artifacts prohibited
Icon represents a shipwreck trail site ST Shipwreck Trail Site  
Sitewide Symbols      
  icon webpage Webpage Symbol means fee to fish pier Entrance Fee Fishing Pier or Jetty at this beach Fishing Pier or Jetty  
  icon pdf PDF Document parking fee icon Parking Fee Boat or Kayak Launch at this beach Boat or Kayak Launch  
  icon video Video no parking icon No Parking icon represents transient boat slips available Marina  
  Icon more info More Information boat icon Only Accessible by Boat Symbol means fuel is available Fuel  
  Icon bait Bait Fish car icon means drive-on beach Drive On Beach icon represents Liveaboard slips LIveaboard  
  icon native species Native Species Icon means restrooms available Restrooms icon represents diving or snorkeling site Dive or Snorkel  
  Icon nuisance species Nuisance Species Symbol means food available Food Concession Camping icon Camping  
  letter P icon represents prohibited species Prohibited Species Symbol means Bait available Bait Available icon represents camping at this site RV Parking  
      Symbol Gear Rental Available Gear Rentals/Sales dog icon Dogs Allowed  
          Dogs allowed with restrictions Dogs Allowed with Restrictions - inquire about rules before going