Pulau Abang and Its biota

 Pulau Abang, we can call it Abang Island in English, is one of islands in near from Batam island, Riau Island province. Pulau Abang is a part of Batam area. If want to go to this island, we will take more than one hour from Batam Center, as main area in Batam. We will though some famous bridges in Batam. We can call them Balerang Bridge. One of them is the popular bridge, with unique and iconic design. After more than one hour, we arrived at a dock. It is traditional and very simple dock. But there are some boats passers-by and docked on the little quay.

We open trip team were ready to go to Abang Island and wanted to snorkeling on its sea. After 5-10 minutes on our boat, we arrived at a house on the sea water. We went down from the boat and went up the house’s stairs. In that house, we put our bag, worn our snorkeling clothes, and listened some instruction about our trip and about sea biota and how to keep it.

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Karimunjawa: Breeding of Shark on Menjangan Besar Island

img-20161211-wa0084The first destinations we visited in Karimunjawa is a shark breeding on Menjangan Besar Island, Karimunjawa, Central Java. We set off from a dock on the island Karimunjawa with a ship. After about 10 or 15 minutes, we arrived at an island. We then got off the ship. Previously, we were asked by the manager of the place was on who would enter. Each incoming visitor must pay the entrance fee to the sharks breeding place.

img-20161211-wa0143There are two big enough pools in the area. In those ponds, there are a few little sharks.  Visitors may enter into the pond and take pictures with the sharks. But there are some rules that must be followed by visitors. There are five things that must be considered by visitors as abstracted from the pages of Kompas travel. Part of it was also informed by the officer at that place before the visitors went into pond.

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Anambas; Air Sena and Breeding of Napoleon Fish

img_20160513_154855After lunch in Palmatak, we continued our last trip to Air Sena. It is a place for breeding fish napoleon. Napoleon fish worth considering. One kilogram rewarded more than one million rupiah. This breeding of Napoleon fish is  located in  Air sena village, District of Central Siantan, Anambas Islands, Riau Islands.

img_20160513_153713_hdrNapoleon is a type of reef fish. Latin name Cheilinus undulatus or called humphead maori wrasse. Ketipas is familiar name of napoleon fish. Local communities call it. In Air Sena Village  many people who breed the fish.

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