New Record of Mangrove Crab From Singapore

Hoo-ray! NUS Honours Student in Life Sciences,  Lee Bee Yan and Director of Raffles Museum of Biodiversity Research, Prof. Peter Ng have identified a new record of a pilumnid (hairy crab) mangrove crab  (Heteropilumnus  sasekumari) found in the mangroves of Singapore! Another concrete reason to conserve mangroves of Singapore-there maybe more new species of mangrove animals and plants!

Read more about this discovery in Nature of Singapore 

http://rmbr.nus.edu.sg/nis/bulletin2012/2012nis057-059.pdf

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Welcome to the Mangrove Action Squad (MAS) blog. The squad is very passionate about monitoring and conservation of mangroves of Singapore and we love to share our thoughts on the subject of mangroves.

Posted on March 9, 2012, in Mangrove News, Mangrove Projects, Mangroves Education. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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