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Fauna in Liaodong Bay Series | Ep. 7: Sprites of the bay
Updated 19:00, 13-May-2022
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Mayi Island is located in the heart of the Dalian Spotted Seal National Nature Reserve. Unlike the alluvial area of the Liaohe River Estuary, this area is strewn with reefs and abounds with myriad fish species. For spotted seals, it offers both a sanctuary on the journey to adulthood and an ideal habitat for their annual migration. 

About 'Journeys in Nature': Fauna in Liaodong Bay Series

With a coastline stretching over 1,200 kilometers, Liaodong Bay, the northernmost bay in China, is covered in thick ice from winter to early spring, but remains full of life. This series explores the animal species inhabiting the bay, and their unique ways of surviving.

For more:

Fauna in Liaodong Bay Series | Ep. 1: A red paradise

Fauna in Liaodong Bay Series | Ep. 2: Dancers on the red beach

Fauna in Liaodong Bay Series | Ep. 3: Cornucopia of the sea

Fauna in Liaodong Bay Series | Ep. 4: Saunders's gulls

Fauna in Liaodong Bay Series | Ep. 5: Spotted seal

Fauna in Liaodong Bay Series | Ep. 6: Growing in spring

(Cover image via screenshot)

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