Ecosystem Reference
Ecosystem Sikao Creek
Type River (basin)
Salinity brackish
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Location
Trang Province, southwest coast of Thailand FishBase does not have latitudinal and longitudinal range for this ecosystem.
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Description Sikao creek estuary is a medium-sized mangrove estuary, dominated by Rhizophora apiculata and has been designated as protected area and relatively undisturbed. The estuary is subjected to semidiurnal tides with a tidal range of 1.0 to 2.5 m. Has relatively short dry (Jan-Apr) and long rainy (May to Dec) seasons. Water temperatures varies from 26-34 °C.
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126 50 134 49 52823
Sampang-Reyes, Arlene G. on 01.04.05
Modified by Casal, Christine Marie V. on 05.27.21
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