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Dongsha Seagrass Meadow Diaries—Sicklefin Lemon Sharks’Annual Even
Jun 23,2019
From March to May, Sicklefin lemon sharks (Negaprion acutidens) come to the shallow waters in Dongsha island. Away from the coast, shark fins gliding through the water becomes a common scenery. Through aerial photography, it is shown that these sharks are swimming strenuously with their enormous bodies in the west coast. In early April, research team also spotted baby sharks which length 60-70 cm spawning in the shallow waters. The team speculates that adult sharks are protecting their youngsters from being hunted by other sharks. Also, swimming in shallow waters and lagoons can train their hu...
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A:According to the studies and the suggestions from many professionals, the marine ecology around Dongsha island had been damaged by the illegal fishing, and the reefs and biology inside the atoll was lost about 70% to 90%. Because Dongsha island belongs to the military control zone, it does not have enough tourist facilities. In 2004, the Executive Yuan approved “the Dongsha Atoll National Park Project.” The priority of the project is to restore and conserve the marine ecology in Dongsha area, and then to evaluate the possibility for the eco-tour and environmental education in the future. The Dongsha Atoll National Park is not open for the tourism currently due to the ecological studies, environmental restoration and safety management in the Dongsha area.
A:The design of the logo is based of the letter M, and the Chinese calligraphic texture is applied to represent the waves of the ocean. It also symbolizes the energy of the marine ecology with the visual contrast between light blue and white. A pattern blends in the water colour also represents a rich oceanic resource.
Dongsha Coral Reef Ecology Illustrated Guide
This illustrated guide lists the common coral species of the Dongsha Atoll National Park, with prima...

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