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The mangrove ecosystem of Deep Bay and the Mai Po marshes, Hong Kong

International Workshop on the Mangrove Ecosystem of Deep Bay and the Mai Po Marshes (1993 Hong Kong, China)

The mangrove ecosystem of Deep Bay and the Mai Po marshes, Hong Kong

proceedings of the International Workshop on the Mangrove Ecosystem of Deep Bay and the Mai Po Marshes, Hong Kong, 3-20 September 1993.

by International Workshop on the Mangrove Ecosystem of Deep Bay and the Mai Po Marshes (1993 Hong Kong, China)

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Published by Hong Kong University Press in Hong Kong .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mangrove ecology -- China -- Hong Kong -- Congresses.,
  • Mangrove plants -- China -- Hong Kong -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    GenreCongresses.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQH181 .I58 1993
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 189 p. :
    Number of Pages189
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22390309M
    ISBN 109622094856
    OCLC/WorldCa43345365

    Abstract. Includes bibliographical referencesThis volume comprises original research papers reporting findings collected by participants of the International Workshop on the Mangrove Ecosystem of Deep Bay and the Mai Po Marshes, jointly organized by the University of Hong Kong and World Wide Fund for Nature Hong Kong and held at the Mai Po Marshes in .   In Hong Kong, there are eight species that distribute mainly in the northwest around the Deep Bay wetland, namely the Kandelia obovata – Aegiceras corniculatum – Avicennia marina community, Acanthus ilicifolius community and the Acrostichum aureum community. This is currently the second largest wetland in southern China.

    There are just 44 mangrove stands still remaining in Hong Kong, covering an area of around hectares. They are found in Deep Bay, with Mai Po having the largest and best known in Hong Kong.   Birdwatching in the wetlands and marshes of Deep Bay. managed by WWF Hong Kong. It's in the heart of the Deep Bay Ramsar site, In spring Mai Po offers some of the best shorebird watching.

    A primary concern of the EIA was potential adverse impacts to wetland conservation areas in Deep Bay at the mouth of the river--Mai Po Marshes in Hong Kong and Futian Nature Reserve in Shenzhen. Deep Bay wetlands are internationally recognised as important bird conservation areas for the East Asian region; Mai Po was declared a Ramsar site in. The Mangrove Ecosystem of Deep Bay and the Mai Po Marshes, Hong Kong by Shing-Yip Lee (Editor) (Paperback - July ; List Price: $) Mangrove books for children: Mangroves (Water Worlds) () by Beth Blaxland (List Price: $).


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The mangrove ecosystem of Deep Bay and the Mai Po marshes, Hong Kong by International Workshop on the Mangrove Ecosystem of Deep Bay and the Mai Po Marshes (1993 Hong Kong, China) Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Mai Po Marshes Nature Reserve is situated in the northwestern New Territories of Hong Kong, bordering the mudflats and mangrove forests of Inner Deep Bay.

In the mids, before the area was protected, a series of intertidal prawn ponds (gei wais) were constructed in the coastal mangroves.

The Mai Po and Deep Bay mangrove area is one of the most important botanical locations in Hong Kong. This book provides lots of information on this area, and it is also a scholarly work. I learn a great lot reading through s: 1.

The waters of Deep Bay, adjacent to the Mai Po Marshes Nature Reserve, Hong Kong support commercial fish and shrimp fisheries, and channels through the Mai Po mangroves allow migration of shrimp postlarvae, in particular the penaeid, Metapenaeus ensis (de Haan), into the traditional shrimp farming ponds or gei wais.

In common with many mangrove areas Cited by: & Botanic Garden, Hong Kong. The mangroves at Mai Po Marshes are distributed in the gei wai (tidal shrimp pond) areas and the Frontier Closed Area (FCA) of the Hong Kong -China border. Both were surveyed, as was the low Kandelia candel stand at Three Fathoms Cove.

The following ant species were found. Subfamily DolichoderinaeCited by: This volume comprises original research papers reporting findings collected by participants of the International Workshop on the Mangrove Ecosystem of Deep Bay and the Mai Po Marshes, jointly organized by the University of Hong Kong and World Wide Fund for Nature Hong Kong and held at the Mai Po Marshes in September Get this from a library.

The mangrove ecosystem of Deep Bay and the Mai Po marshes, Hong Kong: proceedings of the International Workshop on the Mangrove Ecosystem of Deep Hong Kong book and the Mai Po Marshes, Hong Kong, September [Shing-Yip Lee;].

This volume comprises original research papers reporting findings collected by participants of the International Workshop on the Mangrove Ecosystem of Deep Bay and the Mai Po Marshes, jointly organised by the University of Hong Kong and World Wide Fund for Nature Hong Kong and held at the Mai Po Marshes in September Get this from a library.

The Mangrove ecosystem of Deep Bay and the Mai Po marshes, Hong Kong: proceedings of the International Workshop on the Mangrove Ecosystem of Deep Bay and Mai Po Marshes, Hong Kong, September [Shing-yip Lee;] -- This volume comprises original research papers reporting findings collected by participants of the International Workshop on the Mangrove Ecosystem.

Field Guide to Hong Kong Mangroves: sale € instead of € 2. The Mangrove Ecosystems of Deep Bay and the Mai Po Marsches, Hong Kong: sold out 3.

The Mangroves of China: € 4. Handbook of Mangroves in the Philippines - Panay: € 5. Handbook of Mangroves in Indonesia: sale € A haven for thousands of migratory birds during autumn and winter, and bustling with vibrant insect life and plump gei wai shrimp in the spring and summer, the wetlands around the Mai Po marshes and Inner Deep Bay offer visitors a chance to experience Hong Kong.

In: Lee, S.Y. (ed.) The mangrove ecosystem of Deep Bay and the Mai Po Marshes, Hong Kong. Hong Kong University Press, Hong Kong. Anon Development of a Comprehensive Conservation Strategy and a Management Plan in Relation to the Listing of Mai Po and Inner Deep Bay as a Wetland of International Importance under the Ramsar Convention.

Mangrove Distribution and Characteristics in Hong Kong and Mainland China Mangroves in China are distributed in five provinces, namely Guangdong, Guangxi, Fujian, Zhejiang and Hainan, in addition to Taiwan, Hong Kong and Macau Special Administrative Regions (Table 2).Cited by: 3.

The field studies indicate that 43 mangrove stands, excluding Mai Po Nature Reserve, still remained along the coastline of Hong Kong despite tremendous reclamation and development which occurred in the past 40 years.

Most mangrove stands were found in Deep Bay (western part) and Sai Kung District (eastern coasts).Cited by: Description: This volume comprises original research papers reporting findings collected by participants of the International Workshop on the Mangrove Ecosystem of Deep Bay and the Mai Po Marshes, jointly organized by the University of Hong Kong and World Wide Fund for Nature Hong Kong and held at the Mai Po Marshes in September The seaward mangrove fringe at Mai Po Marshes Nature Reserve, Hong Kong, has extended seaward by -1 and possibly increased in relative ground elevation by -1 since It is apparently subject to constant deposition of terrestrial sediments.

As a result, the area of mangrove forest has trebled since the construction of the Gei Wai ponds and bunds over. Apart from the Mai Po Marshes and Tsim Bei Tsui, which are both SSSIs and also the Restricted Area under the Cap. Wild Animals Protection Ordinance that is legally protected from undue disturbance, other mangrove sites in Hong Kong which are either of considerable size, or with ecological value, include Tai Tam Harbour, Lai Chi Wo Beach.

The seaward mangrove fringe at Mai Po Marshes Nature Reserve, Hong Kong, has extended seaward by -1 and possibly increased in relative ground elevation by -1 since It is apparently subject to constant deposition of terrestrial sediments. As a result, the area of mangrove forest has trebled since the construction of the Gei Wai ponds and bunds over Cited by: 8.

The mangrove stands in A, Deep Bay and B, Ting Kong in Tolo Harbour, Hong Kong. Each with an average-sized human for comparison. parks and one marine reserve (at. The marshes remain largely intact along the southern part of the bay, which is under Hong Kong's jurisdiction. Mai Po is an important habitat for migrating birds in the area.

Pools of former fish farms is another attraction to fied Chinese: 后海湾. The hectare Mai Po Marshes is situated in the northwestern Hong Kong (22° 30′N and ° 01′E), resting on the eastern shore of Deep Bay. It has a mosaic of wetland habitats, including the intertidal mudflats, dwarf mangroves, tidal shrimp ponds Cited by:.

The only gei wai remaining in the Territory, are those at the WWF Hong Kong Mai Po Marshes Nature Reserve, adjacent to Deep Bay. Analysis of the shrimp production between showed that there were two seasonal peaks, from Apri Wune (Recruitment-I) and from July-October (Recruitment-II).Cited by: For instance, Deep Bay at the mouth of the Pearl River delta has the sixth largest mangrove forest in China, but mangroves around Deep Bay including Mai Po RAMSAR in Hong Kong.

Mangroves in Hong Kong. Mangroves in Hong Kong. What is Mangrove? Adaptation of Mangroves. Local Mangrove Species. Distribution. Value of Mangroves. Conservation of Mangroves. Back.