Dozens of boaters anchored off Key Biscayne on Sunday, May 25, 2014, atop an area in the bay known as the Mashta Flats. The area is an ecologically fragile flats, with sea grass beds.
Dozens of boaters anchored off Key Biscayne on Sunday, May 25, 2014, atop an area in the bay known as the Mashta Flats. The area is an ecologically fragile flats, with sea grass beds. Melissa M. White Miami Herald File
Dozens of boaters anchored off Key Biscayne on Sunday, May 25, 2014, atop an area in the bay known as the Mashta Flats. The area is an ecologically fragile flats, with sea grass beds. Melissa M. White Miami Herald File

Key Biscayne bans vessels from Mashta Flats sandbar off village

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