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Hong Kong Fishnet Endangered Species Animal Welfare and Control
AGRICULTURE FISHERIES COUNTRY & MARINE PARKS CONSERVATION Inspection & Quarantine
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Introduction

What do we know about it?

  • Late 1980s - Environmentalists began to call attention to Chinese white dolphins in Hong Kong waters

Chinese White Dolphin
  • Early 1993 - An environmental impact assessment study was conducted to investigate the impacts that might be caused by the airport and related project works on the dolphins

Chinese White Dolphin
  • End of 1993 - following recommendations made in the assessment, AFCD obtained funding for a three-year study of the dolphins and the study was undertaken by the Swire Institute of Marine Science

Chinese White Dolphin
  • 1996 - AFCD commissioned Dr. Thomas Jefferson to conduct a multi-disciplinary research programme on the population biology of the Chinese white dolphin. (Executive Summary)

Chinese White Dolphin
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Last Review Date : 27 August 2013