Face-banded Crab

Face-banded Crab (Perisesarma sp.)
Mandai Mangrove, 4th October 2012

The Face-banded Crabs of Mandai Mangrove (and other mangrove habitats of Singapore) are among several mangrove inhabitants discussed at the upcoming 2013 Mandai Mangrove and Mudflat Workshop.

The presentations at this workshop will showcase the interdisciplinary importance of Mandai, and include botany, ecology, seagrass, crabs, bivalves, insects, birds, geography, geomorphology, sea level rise, biochemistry and management. More information about the programme is available here.

There are two species of Face-banded Crab in Singapore mangroves: Perisesarma indiarum and Perisesarma eumolpe.

Keyhole Sand Dollar

Keyhole Sand Dollar (Echinodiscus bisperforatus truncatus)
Tanah Merah, 23rd August 2009

Spotted Dove (Spilopelia chinensis)
Balam Road, 5th June 2013

This photo of a dead Spotted Dove was taken by Joan Lee and shared on Twitter.

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