Hongkonger’s Appetite for Reef Fish Unsustainable
Hong Kong has the second largest per capital consumption of seafood in Asia, at more than three times the global average.
Hong Kongers appetite for reef fish such as groupers could mean such dishes will be gone from diners’ tables in the next couple of decades, according to a new study.
Environmentalists and academics warned the city, known as a “food paradise”, will fail to create a sustainable trade chain and marine environment if it continues its current trading and eating pattern.
Published by: SCMP on February 1, 2018
Programme: Marine in Hong Kong
Project name: Live Reef Fish Food Trade Research & Advocacy Going, Going, Gone