10 Feb '12, 1am

Wild Shores of Singapore: Berlayar Creek still has seagrasses! by @wildsingapore

Wild Shores of Singapore: Berlayar Creek still has seagrasses! by @wildsingapore

How did the construction of the boardwalk affect the shores at Berlayar Creek? I decided to find out today! How nice to see many large carpet anemones still on the shore! I also quickly monitored the seagrasses here. I came across 10 of these Haddon's carpet anemones (Stichodactyla haddoni ) and they were all in good health. Another exciting encounter, a dead Laganum sand dollar (Laganum depressum ) which is rarely encountered. Does this skeleton mean there are live ones somewhere on the shore?! I was on the shore to quickly monitor the seagrasses there as part of TeamSeagrass at the request of NParks. So it was very heartening to see some patches of Spoon seagrass (Halophila ovalis )! Some of the patches were quite dense. I have a sense though, that there are fewer of these patches. Sadly, we didn't do a 'before' monitoring session prior to the construction of the boardwa...

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