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Reefs on Singapore's artificial seawalls!

Reefs on Singapore's artificial seawalls!

A reef has settled naturally on the artificial seawalls at Tanah Merah Ferry Terminal. A wide variety of corals and marine life can be found here. A rich reef growing naturally at Tanah Merah Ferry Terminal, Jun 2013 More amazingly, these corals survived the massive oil spill of May 2010 and global coral bleaching in the same year that hit this stretch of shore! Can we encourage similar natural regeneration on other stretches of artificial seawalls and structures?! These details are part of City in a Reef: my feedback on the Draft Master Plan 2013. Among the hard corals seen at Tanah Merah Ferry Terminal were large colonies of delicate branching and plate-forming corals. As well as less common species such as Lettuce coral (Pavona sp.), Horn coral (Hydnophora sp.) and even rarer species such as Cabbage coral (Trachyphyllia geoffroyi ). Some species seen include: Anchor cor...

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