Tuesday, April 17, 2012

Changi Creek (12 Apr 2012)

Another team of dedicated volunteers turned up for an early morning survey of the mudflats at Changi Creek.
All photos by Rene Ong
Thanks to Rene Ong, we get a glimpse of what happened. It sure was a glorious blue-sky day!

Monday, April 16, 2012

How can we tell if a fish is a new species?

This little goby may be a new species. New not just to Singapore, but to science! This find highlights the importance of our efforts at the Mega Marine Survey!
Photo by Dr Tan Heok Hui
It also shows that even boring, similar-looking animals might be entirely different species! Here's more about how gobies are identified, and why it is important to take the specimen. Photos are not enough to identify many kinds of marine life.

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