Re ECF Project: ECF 2015-72

Project Title: Coral restoration in Tolo Harbour and Channel

Applicant: Dr. Put ANG, Jr., School of Life Sciences, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Total Approved Grant: $499,920

Duration: 15/3/2016 to 14/9/2017

Project Status/Remarks: On-going

Coral communities in Tolo Harbour and Channel were destroyed and recovery was slow. A pilot scale restoration study using coral transportation technique was carried out in 2013-15 and the results were promising. This project will utilize similar techniques developed to apply to more sites within Tolo Harbour and Channel as well as at a larger scale, so as to facilitate the restoration of coral communities in the area.

Summary of the Findings/Outcomes:
To be available upon completion of the project