port shelter in sai kung

coral fish home

香港西貢的牛尾海生態價值非常高,共有150種珊瑚魚棲身於此,更是本港唯一發現野生紅斑的海域。野生紅斑在60年代被過分捕獲,令數量急跌而被列為瀕危物種。多年來環團提倡將牛尾海納入海岸公園,希望能藉此保護珍貴的生態環境,卻不被政府正視。

the Port Shelter in Sai Kung an ecologically important area in hong kong, it is home for 150 coral fish species, and it is the only area that the critically endangered hong kong grouper is found. hong kong grouper was overfished in the 1960s, mainly used in wedding banquets. some eco-organizations submitted a proposal hoping to designate the area as a marine park in order to protect these important area, but the government does not see the needs to do so.

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