status: Does not appear on the URA
Master Plan 2008 or the Parks
and Waterbodies Plan.
Current conservation activities:
Since 1986, Western
Semakau is one of the survey sites of underwater
coral reef surveys by ReefFriends
and the Blue Water
The intertidal area of Beting Bemban Besar is also regularly surveyed
the name: Beting=Shoal; Bemban=A
type of plant whose stem is used for making baskets, possibly
refering to fish traps; Besar=Big.