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The DMCR Conducts Qualitative Patrols of Marine Protected Areas

The Department of Coastal Marine conducts qualitative patrols of Marine protected areas and prepares to declare Koh Tao a marine protected area. Koh Phangan District Surat Thani Province, December 10th, 2023, Officer No.4 from the Marine Resources Conservation Division brought boat no.218 out to operate Smart Marine Patrol, Protected area and preparing to declare a marine protected area on Koh Tao. Koh Phangan District Surat Thani Province Under the project Implementing The Strategic Action Program for the South China Sea and Gulf of Thailand (SCS SAP).

During the said period of work, there was a dive to repair the damaged fish egg buoy separating the boundaries. The area around Chalok Baan Kao Bay is approximately 300 meters long and dived down to see the damaged buoy At the sinking site of Ship 312 in Mau Bay, together with a group of volunteer divers.

KTDT Group performing work during the said period has patrolled and collected data on tourist vessels and fishing vessels, advised on the use of mooring buoys and buoys along the boundary of marine resources, enforced laws, with the cooperation of tourist boat operators and Good fishing vessel.

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