We did the last predawn survey for the year at Pulau Tekukor. This very rocky shore is just a few hundred metres from Sentosa and its western shore is part of the Sisters' Islands Marine Park.
At night, fishes are more active and less difficult to find and photograph. Today, I saw two shy Clown anemonefishes, and a Feathery filefish that looks like seaweed! And a long fish that might be a Rockskipper blenny.
There are two Fluted giant clams on this shore. Today, I saw only one of them - the smaller one about 30cm long. But the rest of the team saw the other larger one.
Button zoanthids continue to cover large stretches of the eastern rocky areas. There also remains a lot of Long black sea cucumbers - forming calligraphy on the sandy areas. Another plentiful animals on the rocky areas were Frilly anemones.
Sickle seagrass covers a large area of this shore, with fresh green leaf blades. There were also sprinkles of Spoon seagrass with small leaf blades. But I couldn't find the patch of Tape seagrass that I used to see here. Overall, the seagrass situation is very similar to what I saw in Nov 2020.
Loh Kok Sheng
Toh Chay Hoon