28 Apr '15, 2am

Wild Shores of Singapore: Checking out the plankton bloom at Pasir Ris by @wildsingapore

Wild Shores of Singapore: Checking out the plankton bloom at Pasir Ris by @wildsingapore

A plankton bloom has been going on at East Johor Strait for at least a week. You can tell by the tea-coloured water. I heard some farm fishes (fingerlings) were already dying last week. Yesterday, we saw tea-coloured water on the way to Ubin. And dredging at Changi Creek is still ongoing. Today I had a quick look at Pasir Ris. The water at Pasir Ris is also tea-coloured. I saw about 5 dead Gong-gong snails, with the animal extended out of the shell. I saw another 5 shells which were empty. I'm not sure if this means something. I only saw one small dead fish. Pasir Ris beach is cleaned everyday after the high tide. This is the trash load for the day. A large bag that used to contain fish meal. I visited the part of the shore that lies outside the Park proper and which is thus not cleaned every day. There is a huge pile of accumulating plastic. This shore was just cleared la...

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