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Take A Look at The Abundance of Seagrass in Koh Phangan

19th December, 2021 Department of Marine and Coastal Resources by Department of Marine and Coastal Resources Research Center, Central Gulf of Thailand survey to assess the status of seagrass resources And diversity in seagrass resources at Wok Tum Bay and Koh Phangan, Surat Thani Province, found 4 types of seagrass, namely Enhalus acoroides, Halophila decipiens Ostenf, Cymodocea rotundata, and Thalassia hemprichii, covering an area of ​​approximately 600 rai, in good condition. at a depth of 1.3-1.8 meters with a temperature of 28 degrees Celsius, a salinity of 32 ppt. pH 8.1.

There are 24 species of aquatic animals found in the seagrass area, 16 species of fish, 1 type of shrimp, 2 types of squid, and 1 type of leech. Two types of mollusks and two crabs are the predominant aquatic species: Dussumieria elopsoides, Scrawled Filefish, and Lethrinus lentjan.

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