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Seagrass Survey The Seagrass Halodule uninervis was Found in Kan Kradai Bay

On 3th February, 2022, the Department of Marine and Coastal Resources by the Department of Marine and Coastal Resources Research Center, The Upper Gulf of Thailand surveys the spread. Assessment of seagrass status by line transect method and study on carbon sequestration in seagrass resources at Kan Kradai Bay. Prachuap Khiri Khan Province The survey results in an area of ​​150 rai found seagrass plots in an area of ​​4 rai, with 1 type of seagrass, Halodule uninervis, moderately fertile. Coverage is 28% of the area, but there is a large amount of sediment deposition in the seagrass plot Halodule uninervis, A survey of marine life diversity in the seagrass landscape revealed a total of 10 species.

There are 8 fish species and 2 crab species. The predominant aquatic species are Gerres sp., followed by Platax sp. and Sphyraena sp., respectively. Most of them are aquatic animals in the juvenile period. Primary seawater quality factors were salinity 30.9 ppt. pH 7.8, dissolved oxygen content 5.9 mg/L and temperature 30.4 °C. The marine debris in the seagrass resources When sorted according to the ICC Card form, two activities were found: coastal and recreational activities, such as plastic waste, and aquatic and fisheries activities, such as fishing gear.

Information from : Department of Marine and Coastal Resources

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