With more than 80 types of coral and almost 6,000 ­recorded species – about 25 per cent of China’s ­marine biodiversity – Hong Kong also boasts unique geology, rich maritime history and incredible ­seasonal variations. Photo: Mona Tse With more than 80 types of coral and almost 6,000 ­recorded species – about 25 per cent of China’s ­marine biodiversity – Hong Kong also boasts unique geology, rich maritime history and incredible ­seasonal variations. Photo: Mona Tse
With more than 80 types of coral and almost 6,000 ­recorded species – about 25 per cent of China’s ­marine biodiversity – Hong Kong also boasts unique geology, rich maritime history and incredible ­seasonal variations. Photo: Mona Tse

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With more than 80 types of coral and almost 6,000 ­recorded species – about 25 per cent of China’s ­marine biodiversity – Hong Kong also boasts unique geology, rich maritime history and incredible ­seasonal variations. Photo: Mona Tse With more than 80 types of coral and almost 6,000 ­recorded species – about 25 per cent of China’s ­marine biodiversity – Hong Kong also boasts unique geology, rich maritime history and incredible ­seasonal variations. Photo: Mona Tse
With more than 80 types of coral and almost 6,000 ­recorded species – about 25 per cent of China’s ­marine biodiversity – Hong Kong also boasts unique geology, rich maritime history and incredible ­seasonal variations. Photo: Mona Tse
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