Saturday, July 25, 2009

Takabonerate Island

Taka Bonerate National Park has the third largest coral atol in the world after the Kwajifein the Marshal Islands and Islands Suvadiva in Moldiva. Atol knowledgeable about 220,000 hectares, with a coral reef flat area is 500 km ².

Topographic area is very unique and interesting, where atol group consisting of islands and coral reef a broad and sunken, forming the islands with a rather large amount. Among the islands reef, there is a narrow strait, the passage in and pitched. While on the coral reef surface, there are many ponds in the small and surrounded by coral reefs. At the lowest ebb, with a clearly visible and the dry land with water that formed a small swimming-pool.

Coral reefs have been identified as many as 261 species from 17 families, among Pocillopora eydouxi, danae Montipora, Acropora palifera, Porites cylindrica, Pavona clavus, Fungia concinna, and others. Most coral species has been established coral reef atol (barrier reef) and coral edge (fringing reef). Overall coral reefs is a beautiful and still relatively intact.

There are about 295 types of coral fish and fish consumption of high economic value such as Kerapu (Epinephelus spp.), Tuna (Katsuwonus spp.), Napoleon wrasse (Cheilinus undulatus), and baronang (Siganus sp.).

As many as 244 species of which moluska lola (Trochus niloticus), goat head shell (Cassis cornuta), triton (Charonia tritonis), batulaga (Turbo spp.), Kima shell (Tridacna squamosa), pearl oyster (Pinctada spp.), And hollow nautilus (Nautilus pompillius).

Species recorded, including the turtle shell turtle (Eretmochelys imbricata), green turtle (Chelonia mydas), and it cracked (Dermochelys coriacea).

Visit best season: April s / d in June and October until December each year.

How well a location: use bus from Makassar to Bulukumba (153 km) to the time of the five hours, and then to the port with ferry Pamatata Selayar about two hours, which was extended to Benteng approximately 1.5 hours. Benteng from the nearest island to the ship using a Small Rajuni wood about five hours.

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