Kathleen Ho and Stan Shea, from the Bloom Association, pictured with volunteers pose for a photograph on a junk boat at Sai Kung Pier, want to see a wider appreciation of fish in Hong Kong. Photo: Jonathan Wong

Hong Kong marine life under-valued, says Bloom Association boss, who wants fish to be seen as more than just food

  • Environmentalists are mapping populations of reef fish in bid to increase the number of protected areas around Hong Kong
  • Volunteers diving deep to showcase the oceans to help preserve them for generations
Topic |   City Weekend

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Kathleen Ho and Stan Shea, from the Bloom Association, pictured with volunteers pose for a photograph on a junk boat at Sai Kung Pier, want to see a wider appreciation of fish in Hong Kong. Photo: Jonathan Wong
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The humphead wrasse, also known as Napoleon wrasse, one of the world’s most endangered coral reef fish. Photo: Alamy

The Humphead wrasse: one of the world’s most endangered coral reef fish, and a delicacy for affluent Chinese diners

  • The scarcity of the fish and its price tag of up to US$850 per kilo has only made it more appealing to those who can afford it
  • Trade in the Napoleon wrasse, as it is also known, is difficult to trace and far from sustainable
Topic |   Conservation

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The humphead wrasse, also known as Napoleon wrasse, one of the world’s most endangered coral reef fish. Photo: Alamy
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