Marine pollution affects dugong habitat in Riau islands water: Official

Batam (ANTARA News) - The habitat of the dugong mammals in Riau Islands Province has been affected by pollution in the Malaka waters, leading to a diminishing population of the sea animals, an official said here on Monday.

Last updated on 07 February 2016

Type: 
Media Watch
Country: 
Indonesia
Malaysia
Singapore
Threats: 
Pollution
Energy production and mining
Human Disturbance
Species: 
Dugong dugon
Species group: 
Marine mammals