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Terumbu Raya

Habitats: Central area sandy, rubbly edges sparsely reefy, denser corals on eastern edge facing Pulau Semakau.
1 12.848'N 103 45.178'E
40ha, 700m x 700m
(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: Since 1986, Western Semakau is one of the survey sites of underwater coral reef surveys by ReefFriends of NParks and the Blue Water Volunteers.

The intertidal area of Terumbu Raya is also regularly surveyed by wildsingapore.

About the name: Terumbu=A reef or rock at low tide but submerged at high water; Raya=Great or Large

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

Blog posts about Terumbu Raya on wild shores of singapore

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