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Chumphon Island National Park found "Seagrass" denser than 80%

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Delighted! Nature recovered at Chumphon Island National Park, found that "Seagrass" density increased by more than 80%. Halophila ovalis sea grass was found in two new plots of land and covered 80 percent of the area's density Chumphon Island National Park together with the marine ecology group The Center for Marine Resources and Coastal Research Center of the Central Gulf of Thailand surveyed seagrass plots with a density of more than 80%.


The head of Chumphon Island National Park reported that Chumphon Island National Park in collaboration with the marine ecology group Center for Marine and Coastal Resources Research Center, Central Gulf of Thailand Conducted a survey of seagrass in the Island area of ​​Koh Nu, Koh Mae, Koh Yung and Koh Kula, Sawi District, Chumphon Province, found 2 plots of grass resources in the new area, covering an area of ​​more than 10 rai at Koh Kula. It is a type of seagrass Halophila ovalis that grows densely on the sand covering 80% of the area.

Image from the public relations page department of National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation


For Chumphon Island National Park Initially, the name was Sairee beach National Park. Later, it was declared a National Park Chumphon Island on February 24, 1999, covering an area of ​​198,125 rai, this is a famous diving destination such as the Lak Ngam Island Undersea Nature Trail. inside the national park There are also many interesting tourist attractions. that can snorkel There will be a boat tour club of villagers to serve. Or will it be a walk to study the nature of the mangrove forest in Ao Thung Kha National Park office area.


Information from: http://coastalradar.gistda.or.th/wp/?page=news-detail&id=28081


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