While the rest of the team bravely walked on the slippery seawall, I stayed on the high wall to take photos of the area.
|Photo by Arjun,|
Some of the rocks are covered in colourful life. Here we have Coin green seaweed, Pom pom red seaweed and a tiny red sea fan.Button zoanthids, where many Tiny red sea cucumbers have settled, as well as some sponges.
brittlestars. Some were crisping in the sun above the low water line, others were in the water. Did they just mate during the night high tide?
Diadema sea urchin. Also many White sea urchins on the seagrass meadows. We also saw many skeletons of the Thick edged sand dollar, but didn't see any live ones.
Haddon's carpet anemones in the seagrass meadows as well as a few Mini carpet anemones. And also many small Thorny sea cucumbers and Pink warty sea cucumbers. As well as Orange-striped hermit crabs, small fan shell clams.
Spoon seagrasses (both small and large leaf blades) and Needle seagrass (both skinny and broad leaf blades). There was also one small clump of Tape seagrass and a small patch of Noodle seagrass.
Bakau pasir (Vulnerable), Api-api bulu, Bakau putih and Chengam.
Bonduc which is listed as 'Critically Endangered' in Singapore, with records of only three plants: in Pulau Semakau, Lazarus Island and Pulau Senang. I saw it during our trip in Jun 2015.
Among the vegetation, there was what looked like a refrigerator packed with other trash. We also saw bottles and other trash coated in oil.
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