Perspectives on Marine Environmental Change in Hong Kong, 1977-2001


Here, eminent marine scientists and local researchers who have attended the workshops express their views on the many changes in Hong Kong's surrounding waters.

Hong Kong University Press

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Here, eminent marine scientists and local researchers who have attended the workshops express their views on the many changes in Hong Kong's surrounding waters.

Hong Kong University Press

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  • ISBN-13: 9789622096417
  • Publisher: Hong Kong University Press
  • Publication date: 12/30/2003
  • Pages: 224

Table of Contents

List of Participants
Previous Conference Proceedings
Conference Programme
In Memoriam - M. J. Daniel (2 June 1945-4 January 2002) 1
The history of marine science in Hong Kong (1841-1977) 7
Hong Kong's international malacological, wetland and marine biological workshops (1977-1998): changing local attitudes towards marine conservation 31
Biodiversity of marine fungi in Hong Kong coastal waters 75
Marine nanoplanktonic diatoms from the coastal waters of Hong Kong 93
The nemerteans of Hong Kong: their diversity, origins and endemism 109
Marine oligochaete assemblages in a Hong Kong mangrove and adjacent foreshore sandflat, with a description of a new species 121
Hong Kong's isopods 137
A reinterpretation of the taxonomy and zoogeography of Pakistanapseudes and Swireapseudes (Crustacea: Tanaidacea): Hong Kong taxa in the world context 167
New species of Amphipoda from Hong Kong shores 195
The pontoniine shrimp fauna of Hong Kong and the South China Sea (Crustacea: Decapoda: Palaemonidae) 209
A taxonomic, distributional and bibliographic checklist of Hong Kong Marine bivalve molluscs and research published on them from 1971-2000 259
Hong Kong's subtidal oysters (Bivalvia; Ostreidae and Gryphaeidae) 311
Morphological and mitochondrial DNA characteristics of two cultured species of cupped-oysters (Bivalvia: Ostreidae) in Hong Kong: towards a significant taxonomic name change 329
Distributions, diets and reproduction of Hong Kong Sacoglossa (Mollusea: Opisthobranchia): a summary of data, 1980-2001 347
Seasonal changes in the planktonic copepod community of the southeastern coastal waters of Hong Kong 367
Variations in the abundance and structure of the planktonic copepod community in the Pearl River Estuary, China 389
Temporal variations in Apseudes mortoni (Crustacea: Tanaidacea) densities on an intertidal mudflat at Futian, Deep Bay, China 401
Mussels: catalysts to understanding change on rocky shores 409
An historical and biogeographical analysis of the marine planktonic copepod community in Hong Kong: a record of change 433
Temporal changes in a Hong Kong mangrove and adjacent foreshore sandflat meiofaunal communities 459
Histological description of embryonic development in the Chocolate hind, Cephalopholis boenak (Bloch. 1790) (Serranidae: Epinephelinae) 475
Contributions of the Hong Kong malacological and marine workshops to the comparative and ecological physiology of intertidal invertebrates 479
Long-term water quality trends in Hong Kong 519
Prevention of aquaculture pollution using seaweeds 537
Reducing nitrogen pollution loading from fish farming by changing feeding practices: an example from Hong Kong 543
The effects of organotin pollution on Nassarius festivus (Powys, 1835) (Gastropoda: Nassariidae) in Hong Kong 555
Changes in benthic infaunal communities in Tolo Harbour: will the trend continue? 579
The occurrence of seabed debris in Hong Kong: a comparison of changes between the 1995 and 2001 trawl surveys 593
Hong Kong's penaeid prawns: a decade long record of change in community composition 615
Effects of long-term anthropogenic perturbations on three subtidal epibenthic molluscan communities in Hong Kong 655
Overfishing and changes to the fishing industry in Hong Kong 719
The status of horseshoe crabs in Hong Kong 741
The status of seleractinian corals in Hong Kong, with a survey of divers' opinions 757
Studies of Inner Deep Bay, Pearl River Estuary, Hong Kong: contributors to the management of urbanised in Southeast Asia 783
Marine protected areas in Hong Kong: progress towards coastal zone management (1977-2002) 797
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