Category Archives: Expedition

The comprehensive marine biodiversity survey, Singapore Straits Edition

Its been quiet on the media front here at RMBR, because all the action is down in the southern isles of Singapore! The comprehensive marine biodiversity survey of Singapore kicked off on Monday 20 May, and will continue through to … Continue reading

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A feature in Knowledge Enterprise

The Comprehensive Marine Biodiversity Survey expedition held in Pulau Ubin last October continues to make waves, this time in the latest issue of NUS’ Knowledge Enterprise! Download the full issue!

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CMBS centre spread in The New Paper.

We had a good start to the New Year when The New Paper published this beautifiul centre spread highlighting the beautiful marine animals collected during the Northern Expedition! Copyright © 2011 Singapore Press Holdings Ltd. Co.

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News from the Comprehensive Marine Biodiversity Survey of Singapore, Johore Straits

Update (30 October): Drs Daphne Fautin and Peter Ng are interviewed by Steven Chia on Channel NewsAsia’s AM Live!  The second phase of the Comprehensive Marine Biodiversity Survey kicked off on the 15th of October with a 3 week workshop … Continue reading

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Gifts from Christmas Island

Click HERE to download article. The third and last expedition to Christmas Island and Cocos Keeling Islands carried out by the Raffles Museum was featured in the Straits Times last Saturday! This follows the coverage we received in the local … Continue reading

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Photos from New Caledonia

Aipysurus laevis Gymnothorax thyrsoideus Crinoid with manta in the background Moorish Idol Sea fans Seascape Silversides Sphyraena qeni All photographs by Tan Heok Hui on his recent trip to Ouvea, one of the Loyalty Islands of New Caledonia.

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Underwater treasures at Kume-jima (Ni)

Centropyge ferrugata Chrysiptera starcki An urchin Tridacna sp. [Photographs by Tan Heok Hui]

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Underwater treasures at Kume-jima (Ichi)

The dive boat coursing along the eastern side of Kume-jima. Trapezia sp. Periclimenes imperator Cirrhitichthys falco Gymnothorax meleagris Hermit crabs. [Photographs by Tan Heok Hui]

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Marine expedition to Kume-jima in the Okinawa islands, Japan

Several RMBR staff are now in Kume-jima or Kume Island as part of an international marine expedition which runs from 7 to 23 November 2009. Kume-jima is about 30 minutes flying time southwest of Okinawa. It is about one-quarter of … Continue reading

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Lumi1: Update 2

Our three intrepid crustacean researchers bring more news from the Philippine island of Lumiwan. In the picture on the left, Drs. Tan Swee Hee and Tohru Naruse and Mr. J. C. Mendoza pose onboard the MV DA-BFAR with the island … Continue reading

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