A pistol shrimp in waters off Pak Lap Tsai. Photo: AFCD/Sam Yiu King-fung A pistol shrimp in waters off Pak Lap Tsai. Photo: AFCD/Sam Yiu King-fung
A pistol shrimp in waters off Pak Lap Tsai. Photo: AFCD/Sam Yiu King-fung

Small city, big sea: Hong Kong marine life diversity prompts renewed scientific interest and calls for protection

Hong Kong waters account for just 0.03 per cent of Chinese seas but a quarter of the country’s marine life, and experts say this precious habitat needs protecting

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A pistol shrimp in waters off Pak Lap Tsai. Photo: AFCD/Sam Yiu King-fung A pistol shrimp in waters off Pak Lap Tsai. Photo: AFCD/Sam Yiu King-fung
A pistol shrimp in waters off Pak Lap Tsai. Photo: AFCD/Sam Yiu King-fung
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