South Sumatra Terusan Dalam Game Reserve

Written by on November 19, 2010 in South Sumatera Nature Reserves with 0 Comments

Terusan Dalam Game Reserve

Longitude (DD) 104.45642220
Latitude (DD) -1.83351551
Designation Game Reserve
Status Designated
Current Status Not Known
Establishment Year 1988
IUCN Category IV
Documented Total Area (ha) 74.750
GIS Total Area (ha) 56.889

This area consists of an extensive fringe of mangroves, and some remaining peatswamp after most was recently reclaimed. The mangrove covers an area of approximately 10,000 ha. Tidal variation is 2 – 2.5 m. In 1984 more than 2,000 migratory waders were counted. The area holds few large waders. The mangrove forest is important as breeding and nursery area for many fish and shell-fish species. Principal vegetation: Mangrove and peatswamp forest.
Site Location
A coastal location near Teluk Sekanak, approximately 15 km south of the Jambi border.

 

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