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guide to the mangroves of singapore
The Ecosystem
Peter K L Ng and N Sivasothi (editors)
  Difference between the tidal heights of neap and spring tides
at Sembawang, July 1999, based on the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore's 1999 Singapore tide tables and port information.

Note that the greatest tidal range only occurs 2 days after the new moon. The tidal height abbreviations are all mean values (e.g., MLWST = Mean low water spring tide) and are explained here.

chart of fluctuations of tidal heights over time

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From "A Guide to Mangroves of Singapore", Peter K. L. Ng and N. Sivasothi (editors)
Volume 1: The Ecosystem and Plant Diversity and Volume 2: Animal Diversity
Authors: Kelvin K. P. Lim, Dennis H. Murphy, T. Morgany, N. Sivasothi, Peter K. L. Ng,
B. C. Soong, Hugh T. W. Tan, K. S. Tan & T. K. Tan
BP Guide to Nature Series published by the Singapore Science Centre, sponsored by British Petroleum
2001 Raffles Museum of Biodiversity Research, The National University of Singapore & The Singapore Science Centre