The inland capture fisheries resources of Thailand comprise 47 major rivers and canals, 8000 natural lakes and swamps, 1745 medium and small reservoirs, 3147 village fish ponds, a brackishwater lake (Songkhla) and 10859 other public water bodies, covering a total surface area of 1285420 ha (Table 4.1).
Are there any major bodies of water in Thailand?
The southwestern shoreline of Thailand meets the Andaman Sea of the Indian Ocean to the west. The south-central coast and the eastern shoreline of the Malay Peninsula both border the Gulf of Thailand (formerly the Gulf of Siam) of the Pacific Ocean.
What body of water is in Thailand?
Gulf of Thailand, formerly Gulf Of Siam, inlet of the South China Sea bordering Thailand (southwest through north), Cambodia, and southern Vietnam (northeast). The Gulf of Thailand is 300 to 350 miles (500 to 560 km) wide and 450 miles (725 km) long.
How much of Thailand is surrounded by water?
Geography of Thailand
|Satellite view of Thailand|
|• Total||513,120 km2 (198,120 sq mi)|
Why is the water green in Thailand?
Green is algae/phytoplankton. If you look at the Amazon it’s very brown even though upriver there’s relatively little industrialization. And consider “clear blue” actually indicates a “water desert” without much or any life at all – dead water. hahaha the water man strikes again!
Why is the ocean in Thailand green?
Each green dot you see in the Gulf of Thailand and Andaman Sea is a fishing vessel, casting a bright green light on the boat to attract plankton and fish in the area.
What religion is in Thailand?
Religions by region
|Religion in Thailand (2015)|