(From left) Professor Qiu Jianwen, Professor Kenneth Leung and Dr Lily Tao display fish commonly found in Hong Kong waters. Photo: City University (From left) Professor Qiu Jianwen, Professor Kenneth Leung and Dr Lily Tao display fish commonly found in Hong Kong waters. Photo: City University
(From left) Professor Qiu Jianwen, Professor Kenneth Leung and Dr Lily Tao display fish commonly found in Hong Kong waters. Photo: City University

Bigger shrimp and more shellfish in parts of Hong Kong waters after trawling was banned, study finds

  • Marine life increased within two years after government halted environmentally damaging practice at end of 2012, City University team says
  • But stocks of fish, crustaceans and molluscs in southeast and southwest waters failed to recover, they note

Topic |   Hong Kong environmental issues
(From left) Professor Qiu Jianwen, Professor Kenneth Leung and Dr Lily Tao display fish commonly found in Hong Kong waters. Photo: City University (From left) Professor Qiu Jianwen, Professor Kenneth Leung and Dr Lily Tao display fish commonly found in Hong Kong waters. Photo: City University
(From left) Professor Qiu Jianwen, Professor Kenneth Leung and Dr Lily Tao display fish commonly found in Hong Kong waters. Photo: City University
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