29 Jul '13, 11am

Wild Shores of Singapore: More Beccari hunting from Kranji by @wildsingapore

Wild Shores of Singapore: More Beccari hunting from Kranji by @wildsingapore

Rare seagrasses are still there, on the other side of Sungei Mandai Besar ! Along the way, I checked on the narrow strip of mangroves growing behind the heavy industries located near the shore. It's easier to reach this location (orange circle) from Kranji than to struggle through the soft mud from the Mandai side. I've plotted out the points where I saw Beccari's seagrass today. Here's the kml file from my Google Drive. The points include photos of the Beccari's seagrass seen at that point. It seems you can only see the photos if you load the kml file on your Google Earth. The photos don't show up on Google Drive. The was a forest of young Perepat trees (Sonneratia alba ) all about the same height with meadows of the Critically Endangered Beccari's seagrass (Halophila beccarii ) at their feet. The seagrasses also grew under some of the larger trees. There was some black h...

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