Seagrass meadows—critical habitats for juvenile fish and dugongs in the Johor islands

Scientists at University of Malaya, Malaysia, have found that the seagrass meadows in Johor harbor three times more juvenile fish than coral reefs. They also found that the dugong herds there prefer certain types of meadows over others.

  phys.org

Last updated on 20 August 2017

Type: 
Media Watch
Country: 
Malaysia
Region: 
South-East Asia
Threats: 
Habitat loss and degradation
Climate Change
Species: 
Dugong dugon
Species group: 
Marine mammals