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pulau karimunjawa a.k.a pulau karimun besar is the main entrance to karimunjawa archipelago in the heart of java sea.
~ ecosystem type: rainforest plain with seagrass, algae, mangrove and coral reef
~ stands from 27 islands in the chain of archipelago
~ specialities vegetation: Crystocalyx macrophyla
~ type of algae: green, brown and red
~ mangrove with kind of vegetation: Terminalia cattapa, Casuarina equisetifolia, Scaerota frustescens, Strebus asper, Hibiscus tiliaceus and Rhizophora mucronata
~ kind of coral reefs: fringing reef, barrier reef and patch reef. stands from 51 genus, 90 types of hard corals and 242 species of fish.
~ protected items on the sea: Antiphates spp, Tubipora musica, Cassis cornuta, Charonia tritonis, Nautilus pompillius, Turbo marmoratus and 6 types of kima
~ animal on land: Cervus timorensis subspec, Macaca fascicularis karimondjawae, 40 kinds of birds like Ducula aenea, Haliaeetus leucogaster [warning: so rarely found nowadays], Pycnonotus goiavier, Psittacula alexandri, Eretmochelys imbricata, Chelonia mydas and local snake called 'edor'
* sources: 45 national parks of indonesia and my handbook of marine biology [in the uni, yiippiiiiii after awaiting such a long time >> nice to read it again :) thanks to my professor rp suroso who taught me!!!!]
- In a nutshell:printed version of this travel tips available in intisari magazine, indonesia. released january 2006 by ukirsari rr manggalani
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