Red tide sightings

PUBLISHED : Saturday, 13 January, 2001, 12:00am
UPDATED : Saturday, 13 January, 2001, 12:00am

Seven sightings of red tide have been spotted since the turn of the year but no fish have died. An inter-departmental red tide working group said the first red tide was seen on January 5 at Sai Kung Hoi near Pak Ma Tsui by the Government Flying Service. It had dissipated by Wednesday. Five other sightings were reported last Sunday at Ngau Mei Hoi, near Kiu Tsui, Leung Shuen Wan Hoi, near Tai Tau Chau, and in the Tai Tau Chau fish culture zone. A sighting was also reported at O Pui Tong fish culture zone earlier this week but the tide had dissipated by yesterday.