Releasing animals for good fortune threatening Hong Kong's local biodiversity, expert says

June 10, 2016

"Many of the fish being sold for mercy release are not native to Hong Kong and pose a huge threat to the survival of native marine life as well as potentially spreading disease among local species", says Allen To - a senior conservation officer with the WWF-HK. recently visited the North Point Ferry Pier, a typical spot for buying and releasing marine animals, to see which species for sale are a potential threat to Hong Kong's local biodiversity.  (Photo: SCMP's May Tse)