The HKU team has since 2015 been placing autonomous reef monitoring structures on the seabed that are later retrieved to see what has colonised them. Photo: Alex Reshikov
The HKU team has since 2015 been placing autonomous reef monitoring structures on the seabed that are later retrieved to see what has colonised them. Photo: Alex Reshikov
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‘Mini hotels’ for sea creatures reveal Hong Kong’s rich marine life

  • Scientists say it’s ‘disproportionately diverse’, with more unique species than the Red Sea and Indo-Pacific
  • They’ve been using autonomous reef monitoring structures to understand biodiversity as part of a global programme

The HKU team has since 2015 been placing autonomous reef monitoring structures on the seabed that are later retrieved to see what has colonised them. Photo: Alex Reshikov
The HKU team has since 2015 been placing autonomous reef monitoring structures on the seabed that are later retrieved to see what has colonised them. Photo: Alex Reshikov
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