Thailand Mangrove Forest

Villagers in the mangrove forests of coastal Thailand make a living off the rich production of that ecosystem. Here a family harvests edible shipworms for market. Do you know what a shipworm is? What are its closest relatives? What is the history of shipworms? What did Christopher Columbus have to say about shipworms in his reports of his historic voyages of discovery? More on mangroves and their fascinating inhabitants soon

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Photos by Dr. Kashane Chalermwat, Burapha University, Thailand.
Research project with Dean Robert Prezant, Montclair State University.

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