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Dugongs Have Come to Eat Seagrass in The Pa Khlok Bay Area

On 3th December, 2021 the Department of Marine and Coastal Resources by the Phuket Marine Biological Center surveyed the dugong seagrass eating footprints in Pa Khlok Bay, Phuket, in an area of ​​0.16 square kilometers. Survey results reveal seagrass eating tracks of dugongs with Halophila grass It is the predominant grass in the eating area. which found both old and new marks observed from the replacement cover of seagrass from random measurements of the width and length of 20 food marks, it was found that the width of the food marks were 13-15 cm. The average length of the food marks was 8 meters, Data was recorded to further assess the size of the dugong.


Information from : Department of Marine and Coastal Resources




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