Sadly, it was a dead shark.
young sharks being fished at Pulau Hantu.
We were on Pulau Semakau to remove an abandoned heavy duty net. These heavy duty nets are not used to catch fish the way monofilament driftnets are. The net is likely to have come from a fish farm. More about the net on the Project Driftnet blog.
Pink-eyed pong pong trees (Cerbera manghas) have fallen over.
Tengar putih (Ceriops tagal) for a long time. It seems to have grown bigger! It had lots of flowers and developing fruits.
|A Giant carpet anemone growing among mangrove roots!|
Marcus first noted this structure last month (also featured on Nicole's blog), and also noted by Kok Sheng last week.
|Photo by Marcus Ng, also featured on Nicole's blog.|
Today, lots of other happenings. Our diving friends are at Pulau Jong to do the regular ReefFriends coral reef survey. We notice a boat just off the 'char siew pau' shaped island on our way to Semakau. Hello Chay Hoon and friends, hope you are having a good dive!
massive reclamation for the Pasir Panjang Container Terminal project right next to Labrador and near Sentosa's natural shores and Cyrene Reef. Wind is blowing off plumes of sand from the mountain of sand on the project site.
massive dredging is on going.
Posts by others on this trip
- Jerome on facebook with more photos of the net retrieval and our other explorations.