DMCR report an abundance of wholesome sealife in Krabi

Officers from the Department of Marine and Coastal Resources Research Centre (DMCR), Lower Andaman Sea were pleased to report the abundance of wholesome sealife after they carried out an aerial survey over Krabi last week. Between March 1 to March 5, 22 dugongs and seventy four sea turtles have been found.
Yesterday, the Director of the DMCR, Lower Andaman Sea, Santi Ninlawat, reported that he and his volunteer pilot Eduardo Angelo used a fixed-wing plane and drone to survey a number of islands in Krabi similar to Koh Poo, Koh Sriborya, and the archipelago in the Nuer Khlong district of Krabi final week.
They found seventy four sea turtles and 22 dugongs, which included a giant group of dugongs and three pairs of dugong moms and their calves. The dugongs swam over the sea glass proving that they’d sufficient meals, and a quantity of dugong calves revealed that the setting was favourable for breeding. From the visual statement, all the sea animals appeared wholesome.
Santi added that the DMCR plans to use this discovery to calculate the precise inhabitants of those uncommon marine animals in Krabi and enhance preservation methods.
DailyNews reported that tourists spotted dolphins and whale sharks in Krabi several occasions. These sightings indicate that Krabi marine ecosystem was thriving.
According to a report by the Hat Nappharat Thara-Mu Ko Phi Phi National Park, the nationwide park earned over 16 million baht from 17,378 Thai and international vacationers who visited sights within the nationwide park over the latest long weekend from March four to March 6.
The most popular attractions through the weekend had been Koh Phi Phi, Koh Mai Phai, Koh Poda, Maya Bay, and the separated sea or Thale Waek in Ao Nang.
Surge is a authorities company in Thailand that is liable for the conservation and management of the country’s marine and coastal sources. The Lower Andaman Sea is an area within the southwestern part of Thailand that includes the Andaman Sea and the coastlines of several provinces, together with Phuket, Krabi, and Trang.
The DMCR’s Research Centre within the Lower Andaman Sea conducts research and monitoring activities geared toward understanding the region’s marine and coastal ecosystems and figuring out ways to guard and preserve them. This includes studying the biology and ecology of marine organisms, as nicely as monitoring water quality, coastal erosion, and other environmental factors that may impact the ecosystem’s health.
In addition to its research and monitoring actions, the DMCR’s Research Centre additionally works to lift consciousness concerning the significance of marine and coastal conservation and to interact with native communities, authorities businesses, and different stakeholders to develop and implement methods for sustainable management of the region’s sources..

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