They are 250 meters and 150 meters long and there are two clusters of coral.
This discovery was made thanks to the new cell Hydrographic Department of Lands and Housing. These islands, which will soon be baptized, were not there at the start and they continue to grow.
According Judex Ramphul, president of the fishermen's union, it is not a natural formation. A visit was organized in the port to demonstrate that they are residues after dredging which are at the origin of this training. He believes that this work had a direct impact on the marine environment.
Kursley Perrine is a fisherman for many years. He said he saw the gradual formation of these islands. And argues that it affects the work of the fishermen in this region.
Except fishermen, those living near Baie-du-Tombeau are also affected by this work. They face a lot of difficulties with the tide.