This elusive crab at Changi has never been seen before! Although this shore is quite accessible, and extensively studied for over a hundred years! Perhaps because the crab burrows away so quickly!
Never-seen-before crab from Changi
A new record of a crab Notopus dorsipes at Changi! In fact, this represents the first record of the superfamily Raninoidea de Haan, 1839, in Singapore and on the Sunda Shelf.
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Hairy new find in the mangroves!
A new record of a mangrove crab, Heteropilumnus sasekumari collected from among others, Changi and Lim Chu Kang mangroves!
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New singer in the mangroves of Pasir Ris!
Their shrill loud calls often reverberate in the mangroves but the singers hard to spot. This study revealed a new record of a cicada Purana usnani from Pasir Ris mangroves!
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This is just a selection of some of the many fascinating paper on the Nature in Singapore website of the Raffles Museum of Biodiversity Research, the National University of Singapore.