A small group of Bawah Reserve guests, including myself, were offered the opportunity to go and see the work of the Bawah Anambas Foundation (BAF) on nearby Telaga.
Sea urchins are classified as Phylum echinodermata and they are close relatives of starfish and sea cucumber.
Reef Health Monitoring (RHM) activity is part of our marine conservation program and has been regularly held once a year since 2019 in Bawah Island and surrounding areas.
Diving can be divided into two types based on its purposes: recreational or scientific diving.
Nudibranchs are shell-less marine gastropod mollusks, part of the sea slug family, and estimated to have more than 2,000 different species found in the world's oceans.
There are a total of seven turtle species in the world and six of them can be found in Indonesia. Out of the six species, two reside in Bawah Island: green and hawksbill sea turtles.
We made it our top mission to restore the coral reefs and create a healthy ecosystem in the surrounding waters and we are doing so by these following activities:
Clams are one of the mollusks in the bivalve class that are often found in coral reef ecosystems. They have two genera (Tridacna and Hippopus),1 share a symbiotic life with Zooxanthellae photosynthetic algae2 and live in the Indo-Pacific region. So far there are 12 types of clams that have been identified, eight of them are...
Herbivorous fish have an important role in limiting the growth and dominance of algae, providing opportunities for coral recruitment to grow.
Healthy coral reefs are valuable natural resources that should be protected and utilised properly