11 Oct '17, 4am

Wild Shores of Singapore: Seagrasses taking over artificial lagoon at Seringat-Kias!

Wild Shores of Singapore: Seagrasses taking over artificial lagoon at Seringat-Kias!

Five species of seagrasses are taking over the artificial lagoon at Seringat-Kias! The team also surveyed Lazarus Island where they saw giant clam, cone snails and more! Seringat-Kias was created by reclaiming the submerged reefs of Seringat and Kias. One of the touted features on this island is the C-shaped 1km long artificial lagoon. Here's more about what was done to create Seringat-Kias . There's marine life on the artificial shore as well as on the natural shores of Lazarus Island. This tranquil spot is popular with the local boating community. It was a lovely surprise to see wide swathes of seagrasses, some rarely seen in Singapore, have taken over this lagoon. I saw large patches of Smooth ribbon seagrass in the middle of the lagoon. And large patches of Noodle seagrass too. Everywhere, there were patches of Needle seagrass (narrow leaf blade) mixed with Spoon seagr...

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