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Terumbu Pempang Laut

Habitats: Central area sandy with some seagrasses, large rocky areas, rubbly edges sparsely reefy.
1 13.912'N 103 43.440'E
44ha, 1km x 500m
(from Google Earth and Earth Point)
Conservation status: Does not appear on the URA Master Plan 2008 or the Parks and Waterbodies Plan.

Current conservation activities: The intertidal area is regularly surveyed by wildsingapore.

About the name: Terumbu=A reef or rock at low tide but submerged at high water; Pempang=Not known, perhaps it is a corruption of Bemban=A type of plant whose stem is used for making baskets, possibly referring to fish traps; Laut=Seaward

Landscape views of Terumbu Pempang Laut from wildsingapore flickr
Highlights of marine life at Terumbu Pempang Laut from wildsingapore flickr
All photos of Terumbu Pempang Laut from wildsingapore flickr

Blog posts about Terumbu Pempang Laut on wild shores of singapore


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