PETALING JAYA: Malaysia’s coral reefs remain healthy in general despite the heat wave that the country is currently experiencing, say experts.
Reef Check Malaysia general manager Julian Hyde said that recent checks on the country’s coral reefs revealed that sea temperatures were back to normal after experiencing a spike in April and May.
“The latest findings have really surprised us since we felt that mass coral bleaching was a very high possibility just a few weeks earlier.
“This is certainly good news and we hope that it remains that way,” he said when contacted yesterday.
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