The impact of ghost fishing on Hong Kong's artificial reef communities


Grant Data
Project Title
The impact of ghost fishing on Hong Kong's artificial reef communities
Principal Investigator
Emeritus Professor Morton, Brian Sydney   (Principal investigator)
Duration
24
Start Date
2001-03-01
Completion Date
2003-02-28
Amount
1074280
Conference Title
Presentation Title
Grant Type
Environment and Conservation Fund
Funding Year
2000/2001
Status
Completed
Objectives
Each day, fishing nets are lost in the shallow coastal waters of Hong Kong. This is a study of the impacts of such "ghost" nets upon the benthic fauna and fish to determine their impacts upon resident local species.