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Planning and Management

Marine Parks Management Plan

In compliance with the conservation objective of marine parks, activities inside the marine parks must be monitored and regulated. Zoning Plan is one of the effective management measures to achieve the multiple-function purpose of marine parks.

 

 

Zoning types Purpose and (location)
Anchoring areas The only area in the marine parks where anchoring is allowed. Anchoring area is established to avoid improper anchoring activities which may result in coral damaging. (HHW, YCT , TPC and BMP)
Core Areas

Core areas are designated to protect corals and other valuable marine lives. All fishing activities are prohibited inside core area. (TPC and BMP)

Mechanized Vessels Prohibited Zone The entry of mechanized vessels in this zone is prohibited. This zone is used to protect the divers and snorkelers from collision by mechanized vessels in coastal area. (HHW)
Inboard Vessels Prohibited Zone This entry of inboard mechanized vessels in this zone is prohibited. This area is used to protect corals in the shallow coastal area from collision by large inboard mechanized vessels. (HHW)

HHW: Hoi Ha Wan Marine Park
YCT: Yan Chau Tong Marine Park
TPC: Tung Ping Chau Marine Park
BMP: The Brothers Marine Park

For details on the Management Plan of each Marine Park, please click on the following pdf. file for more information:

Marine Park Management Plan: [pdf]
1. Hoi Ha Wan Marine Park
2. Yan Chau Tong Marine Park
3. Tung Ping Chau Marine Park
4. Sha Chau and Lung Kwu Chau Marine Park
5. The Brothers Marine Park

For details on the dogs management at Hoi Ha Wan Marine Park, please visit Dogs Control Measures in Hoi Ha Wan Marine Park.

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Last Review Date : 10 July 2017