It was a gorgeous blue-sky afternoon as we arrived on Pulau Ubin.
they are considered to be misbehaving.
Smooth ribbon seagrass (Cymodocea rotundata) is now huge! And the seagrasses are lush.
Spoon seagrass (Halophila ovalis), Needle seagrass (Halodule sp.), Fern seagrass (Halophila spinulosa). I didn't see Beccari's seagrass (Halophila beccarii) on this trip.
dugong feeding trails near the Northern sand bar!
mantis shrimp! This creature is not a true shrimp and has fearsome claws that resembles the terrestrial mantid.
our first ever TeamSeagrass monitoring at Chek Jawa, we came across mass deaths of carpet anemones and other animals. This is believed to be due to heavy rainfall as marine life can't cope well with too much freshwater. Here's more of what I saw as well as about how the seagrass situation has changed around the pontoon.
his project work on mass deaths at Chek Jawa. He managed to do a quick survey of Chek Jawa to see how it's doing and has blogged about his assessment.
- Did Chek Jawa survive the rainy weather?
- Abandoned driftnet at Chek Jawa
- Pei Yan shares more about what she saw during the trip.