(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

(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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