|TeamSeagrass monitoring the seagrasses at Chek Jawa|
just in front of the mangroves there.
The authors of the paper explain: "Seagrasses were once common on Singapore's shores but, unlike their coral reef and mangrove counterparts, their diversity and extent have never been rigorously documented. This study quantifies the species richness and distribution of seagrass in Singapore waters through herbarium specimens and on-site surveys."
Read their paper for all the details: Siti M. Yaakub, R. L. F. Lim, W. L. Lim & P. A. Todd, 2013. The diversity and distribution of seagrass in Singapore. Nature in Singapore, 6: 105–111. [PDF, 1.13 MB]