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Andaman Sea

  • It is a marginal sea of northeastern Indian Ocean bounded by the coastlines of Myanmar and Thailand along the Gulf of Martaban and west side of the Malay Peninsula, and separated from the Bay of Bengal to its west by the Andaman Islands and the Nicobar Islands.
  • Its southernmost end is defined by Breueh Island, an island just north of Sumatra, and communicates with the Malacca Strait.
  • The coastal areas of the Andaman Sea are characterized by mangrove forests and seagrass meadows.

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