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Terumbu Pempang Tengah

Habitats: Central sandy area with some seagrasses, rubbly reefy edges. Small area (20m) of dense reef growth on north-eastern edge facing Terumbu Pempang Darat.
1 13.688'N 103 43.837'E
26ha, 500m x 400m
(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; Tengah=Middle.

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

Blog posts about Terumbu Pempang Tengah on wild shores of singapore


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