No. of Animals recorded/estimated (List):
As the island does not have any reef attached to it, the coral and associated fauna restricted to only a few forms of rocky and sandy habitat. There were no records of hard corals here but 2 species of soft corals. i.e. sea fans or gorgonian fans were recorded. Those species were Subergorgia and Echinogorgia sp. 7 species of crab, 4 species of barnacles, 18 species of gastropods and 4 species of bivalves. Altogether, they contribute 35 species of marine invertebrates. Moreover, 5 species of avifauna abundant here.
No. of Plants/macroalgae recorded/estimated (List):
Among the scrub species, Aloe barbedensis, Euphorbia nivulia, Acacia senegal were common in scrub type. Among all herb Cocculus hirtus, Cleome sp., Maerua oblongifolia was commonly recorded. A total of 22 species recorded here, out of which 16 family, 22 genera and one from the Gymnosperm belongs to single family and genera.
Area: 5.0 ha
Population of Dwellers: 0
Threats to the Island:
Fishermen halt on these islands during fishing. Local people also visit these islands occasionally.
Any other pertinent information:
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