Nov 3, 2013

Seaweed & Seagrass survey in Trang, Thailand(タイ・トランでの海藻・海草調査)


Field survey for the seaweed and seagrass biodiversity was launched in Trang that is facing along the coast of Andaman Sea, Thailand. More than ten participants including Belgian, Thai and Japanese researchers are attending to publish the field Guide in this region.


As the first day of our field trip, we conducted the survey using SCUBA at Rok Island. It is known as the southernmost island in Trang Province. There were plenty  corals along the island including some tiny seaweeds.


Ko Rok Island

Clear water with low turbidity........ however, there is little seaweeds.

After the evening, observation of the samples was conducted a room in the Biodiversity conservation center.