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  There are many shore areas you can visit in Singapore. The following are suggested:
  • Sentosa Island (e.g., Siloso Beach)
  • Sembawang Park
  • Labrador Beach (near Tanjong Berlayar)
  • Mandai Lim Chu Kang (Road end)
  • Kranji
  • Changi Point
  • Ponggol Point
  • Pasir Panjang (West Coast Park)
  • Pulau Hantu

Each area varies in the richness of its marine life. One should not compare directly since many species are habitat dependent. Four good areas are highlighted.

Sentosa Island The two good areas are Siloso Beach, and the shore to the left of the Boating Lagoon. These areas are disturbed coral reefs. Reef life however, is still very rich.

Labrador Beach The area is next to the British Petroleum (BP) jetty near Tanjong Berlayer, and despite its locality, supports a reasonably rich flora and fauna. The shore is basically rocky.

Lim Chu Kang (Road end). This is basically a disturbed mangrove shoreline. Life is relatively rich here, and one can get a satisfactory introduction to mangrove fauna.

Changi Point
Sandy/muddy shore inhabitants are plentiful here especially at the seaward areas during low spring tides.

More on when to visit, preparations and courtesies ...
Shore environment
From A Guide to Seashore Life by Dr Leo W H Tan and Peter K L Ng
Published by the Singapore Science Centre and sponsored by BP

@Raffles Museum of Biodiversity Research and Singapore Science Centre