Tamar Reef in Eilat Israel Created by Ben-Gurion U. Researchers (image) American Associates, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev Share Print E-Mail Caption Artificial reefs, like the Tamar Reef pictured here in near Eilat in the Red Sea are a compelling alternative to natural coral reefs, according to a study by Ben-Gurion University of the Negev researchers. Credit AABGU Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.