Fish Farming

Hong Kong garment firm diversifies into indoor fish farms

Chairman William Choi with COO Aloysius Lew. Photo: Edward Wong

William Choi and his partners recently spent HK$80 million setting up the Santai Eco Fishery in Chashan. He hopes that the 24,000-square-metre indoor fish farm will capitalise on the steady stream of tainted food scandals on the mainland.

Monday, 6 May, 2013, 5:22am 3 comments

Artificial-reef scheme near fish farms to be extended

Fisheries chiefs plan to extend a scheme in which a type of artificial reef is sunk near fish farms to clean the water by attracting organisms that eat waste.

27 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Cheung Kong's project can enable fish farming practices to survive

We refer to the recent allegations concerning the proposed Fung Lok Wai development.

29 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

Consumers warned to avoid toxic Delta farm fish

Three types of saltwater fish reared in Pearl River Delta farms have been found to contain cancer-causing organochlorine pesticides such as DDT.

Mainland scientists heading a study advised the public not to eat orbfish , red drum and mulloway from the region.

29 Dec 2007 - 12:00am

Preparing for landing


Mai Po Nature Reserve wardens are working full steam to prepare for the return of tens of thousands of migrating birds to the most important wintering habitat in southern China. The birds come from as far away as Siberia to winter at the wetland reserve.

8 Dec 2007 - 12:00am

Fish investigators declare farms safe

The government yesterday insisted the mainland's monitoring system for freshwater fish was effective after Guangdong cleared its fish farms of responsibility for the banned chemicals discovered in fish supplied to Hong Kong.

Guangdong authorities said their investigation suggested the contamination might have occurred at wholesale or retail level.

9 Dec 2006 - 12:00am

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A Sai Kung resident recently found that several operators have moved their fish farms to join existing ones next to Ma Nam Wat village, in front of the public Trio Beach.

3 Jul 2006 - 12:00am

Registration scheme to thwart fish smugglers

The government is pressing ahead with plans to implement a registration system for people going into the Cheung Sha Wan Wholesale Food Market despite opposition from traders.

13 May 2006 - 12:00am

New fish species on the menu in Sha Tin

A new species of freshwater fish hit dinner plates in Sha Tin last night as part of a government attempt to improve the standard of farmed fish available to shoppers.

Jade perch, a native of Australia which is being raised at five fish farms in the New Territories, went on sale at $25 a fish at the Seiyu Department Store in Sha Tin New Town Plaza.

14 Apr 2006 - 12:00am

Designated, but hard to find

The 18 registered fish farms and their status:

Shunde Nansha Fudai Aqua Farm, Doumen Xinhuan Aqua Farm, Doumen Baijiao Xinsanhuan Aqua Farm, Guangmao Aqua Farm, Nanhu Aqua Farm, Zhuhai Food Export Yongfeng Farm, Zhuhai Doumen Yongyi Aqua Farm, Zhuhai Faji Aqua Farming Company, Zhuhai Ludao Hengqin Oyster Purification Farming Company.

1 Sep 2005 - 12:00am

Traders threaten to widen protest

Freshwater-fish wholesalers yesterday threatened radical action if the government fails to introduce measures to restore public confidence in eating fish.

The warning was made as more than 70 fish wholesalers from three markets started a three-day boycott after a second export ban in eight days was imposed by the mainland.

30 Aug 2005 - 12:00am

Tsang feasts as fish traders fume

Wholesalers announce boycott amid sales slump and import curbs; chief tucks in to restore trust

Hong Kong's fish traders will stop taking freshwater fish from the mainland and local fish farms tomorrow to put pressure on the government to resolve the fish crisis.

28 Aug 2005 - 12:00am

Traders firm on fish sales suspension

Government urged to restore public faith in local stocks and ensure mainland firms comply with safety requirements

Authorities failed to dissuade fishmongers from halting their trade in freshwater species as the fallout over tainted mainland fish intensified yesterday.

26 Aug 2005 - 12:00am

Fishermen hope local brand will catch on

A new brand of quality-controlled fish will appear in markets in three to six months as part of efforts to help local producers compete with cheaper mainland imports.

Fish farms that meet the standards of the government's Accredited Fish Farm Scheme will be able to sell their fish under that brand.

21 Jun 2005 - 12:00am

Farmer seeks aid to sue over damage from burst mains

A man whose fish farm and fields were washed away after two water mains burst near the border 18 months ago is applying for legal aid to sue the Government for up to $1 million.

On June 15 last year, two mains bringing Dongjiang water into the territory broke, sending mud and water cascading on to Tse Chun-wah's farm in Nan Hang, Man Kam To.

29 Nov 2000 - 12:00am