Komodo National Park are included in one of the world’s richest marine.
Many things that you can see and do here. An amazing experience when you see the Komodo dragon up close in their natural habitat along the guide of course. On the island of Rinca, you can see the dragons lie outside the national park rangers or lying near a house officer. Previously, to be able to see the Komodo dragon, you have to give a goat to attract the attention of the Komodo dragon, but it is already prohibited at this time.
If you did not get to see the Komodo, Rinca and Komodo island it has beautiful scenery with white sandy beaches, mangrove forests, grasslands, savanna, and crystal clear blue beaches.
Here also you can do the activity of others such as diving and snorkeling. You can also go to sea with a sailboat or fishing boat. Suggested dive sites is Red Beach, Batu Bolong, and the island of Tatawa.
On Red Beach you will enjoy the beautiful beaches of pink sand. When the waves of change sweeping the sand color pink widened. This beach is estimated there are only 7 in the world. Coral reefs under the sea is amazing because it occupied a variety of colorful fish such as bat fish, butterfly fish, and clown fish. Estimated at 1000 species of fish, 260 coral species and 70 species of sponge. How, interested?
When you are in the boat do not be surprised when greeted by a dolphin, even if lucky you can see green sea turtles or whales swim in these waters.
If you want to see thousands of bats then you can stay in a motor boat in waters near the island of Rinca Island Bats.
The following is a description of nature in Komodo National Park.
Indonesia is the only region that is passed to the equator in the world where there is exchange of marine flora and fauna between the Pacific and Indian oceans. Corridor in the Nusa Tenggara (formerly Leusser Sunda islands) between the Sunda and Sahul transfer delay between the Pacific and Indian oceans. 3 main ecosystems in Komodo National Park is the expanse of ocean, coral reefs and mangrove forests (mangroves). This park is nansional cetacean migration path.
Three major marine flora is algae, seagrass, and mangrove trees. Algae are primitive plants that have no roots, leaves and stems. The composition of the important reef algae are coralline red algae that secrete a hard limestone skeleton that can be crusted and attachment of dead coral. Or Seagrass Seagrass is a modern plant that produces flowers, fruits, harbor, and seeds for reproduction. As the name suggests, the shape of seagrass as a grass that grows under the sea in the sand near the sea.
Thallasia sp. and Zastera spp. is the most common species in national parks. Mangroves can live in salty soil or water and can be found throughout the park. Identified at least 19 native species of mangroves and some other mangrove species in the park boundaries.
Komodo National Park are included in one of the world’s richest marine. Marine life in the park were as many as 259 species of coral and 1,000 species of fish such as barracuda, marlin, yellow tail, red snapper, rabbitfish. Here you can find foram, cnidarians, including over 260 species of coral reef composition, about 70 species of sponges, ascidians, marine worms, molluscs, echinoderm, crustaceans, cartilaginous, and bony fish more than 1,000 species of marine reptiles, and marine mammals such as dolphins, whales and dugongs. Some important species of commercial value is the sea cucumber (Holothuria), Napoleon wrasse (Cheilinus undulates), and fish such as sardines