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Investigation of the coral reefs in the rock formations under the Pattani Sea

On September 2nd, 2022, the Department of Marine and Coastal Resources by Marine and Coastal Resources Research Center, Lower Gulf of Thailand Investigation of the coral reefs around the underwater rock formations in the Pattani and Narathiwat Provinces as received from local fishermen The survey results found 3 piles of rock covered with coral resources at a depth of about 12-30 meters, about 10 kilometers from the coast of Laweng Beach, Mai Kaen District, Pattani Province. Some coral reefs were damaged by fishing gear. Many of the ship's ropes, nets, and fishing lines were found in coral reefs. Some of the waste has been recovered from the coral reefs. The research center will survey the extent of coral cover coverage and further assess the health status of coral reefs.

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