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Hawksbill Sea Turtle Lays 114 eggs on Thong Lang Island in Chumphon

On November 9th, 2022, the Senior Forest Worker Head of Mu Ko Chumphon National Park, Chumphon Province, revealed that he had received a report from Ranga Jew Island staff That during a qualitative patrol (Smart Patrol) found traces of sea turtle spawning at Koh Thong Lang, Village No. 3, Sairee Subdistrict, Mueang District, Chumphon Province, in the area of ​​Mu Ko Chumphon National Park.

Therefore, traveled with the veterinary coordination Department of Marine and Coastal Resources, Central Gulf of Thailand, Chumphon Province to participate in the investigation. After entering the inspection as informed Found traces of turtles laying eggs coordinate area (X=0530836,Y=1141 330), and a total of 114 turtle eggs, a Hawksbill sea turtle, was found buried in the sand but with Koh Thong Lang was far away from the authorities and there are many natural enemies May be ferreted turtle eggs to eat as food.

Turtles laying eggs on the beaches, especially Hawksbill sea turtles, are constantly present, which indicates the abundance of aquatic resources, this comes from the cooperation of all sectors especially fishery operators that recognize and prioritize the destruction of aquatic resources either intentionally or unintentionally near extinction have restored again by joining together to conserve, stop the behaviour, not destroy, and be seen and ready to help so that aquatic resources can remain sustainable.

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