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Terumbu Semakau

Habitats: Northern edge rocky, central area sandy with some seagrasses, rubbly edges sparsely reefy, denser corals on south-western edge.
1 12.731'N 103 46.128'E
21ha, 700m 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; Semakau=unknown, but semak=scrub or undergrowth. Name probably means "Submerged reef next to Pulau Semakau".

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

Blog posts about Terumbu Semakau on wild shores of singapore


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