A new 'overseas' destination for the volunteers! This time it's the mudflats of Pulau Semakau! A large group of volunteers head out to find out what's there.
Rene Ong once again shares lots of photos of the muddy happenings there!
Jason Ooi also shared an album of photos of the trip!
The mudflat here is rather unpredictable. One moment you were walking on solid sandy ground, the next you can be stepping into a mud hole. Despite this, the volunteers joyfully carried on with the survey with many interesting discoveries"
Rene shares that while there were fewer worms and bivalves, this survey found more fishes, squids, shrimps and crabs.
Crown sea star!
Hollow-cheek stonefish! Rene says "NEVER USE YOUR HANDS to catch an unknown fish. The volunteer was just about to use his bare hand to pick the stonefish when I managed to stop him in time." This is very wise advice. The stonefish can give a very painful sting!
Rene and Jason. Thanks for sharing!
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