International Coastal Cleanup Singapore

Is there marine life in Singaporre?

Singapore is well known for its high population density and decades of land development and reclamation. However, the marine environment that survived this is surprising. We are host to an incredible arrray marine invertebrate life that gained much public attention with the deferment of reclamation at Chek Jawa. But Singapore's waters are also home to almost 200 species of hard corals, Smooth-coated otters, sea snakes, turtles, sea cows and even dolphins! Not convinced? Let some of these webpages help answer the question! Click on the image for a glimpse.

A glimpse of marine life.
Squid photo by Ria Tan

Coral Reefs of Singapore

A glimpse of marine life

Mangroves of Singapore

Southern shores of Singapore *new*

Chek Jawa, Pulau Ubin, Singapore

Coral spawning article, 2002

Guide to Seashore Life in Singapore

Pulau Hantu Reefwalk article, 2003

Guide to Common Marine Fishes of Singapore

SSC Omnimax: Coral Reef Adventure

NUS DBS Reef Ecology Lab

Reefbase: Singapore

Raffles Museum: Marine Diversity

Coral reefs are disappearing, 2001

Marine Biology at TMSI

CMC: Coral Reefs and You

Habitatnews: Blog on marine life in Singapore

Reefs at Risk: Singapore

ARCBC review

Coral reefs are threatened

International Coastal Cleanup Singapore

Singapore Waters: Unveiling our Seas (NSS Marine Group) *new*

Pulau Hantu: A celebration of marine life *new*