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Sham Wan Restricted Area, Hong Kong

by Asai Yacht Press 31 Mar 01:01 PDT
green turtle © Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority http://www.gbrmpa.gov.au/

The sandy beach at Sham Wan, Lamma Island, is the only regular nesting site of Green Turtles in Hong Kong. To strengthen the protection of the Green Turtle, with effect from 1 April, the Restricted Area will be expanded from five months to seven months (1 April to 31 October) every year. Unauthorised entry is subject to a maximum government fine of HK$50,000.

As the breeding season of the Green Turtle is coming soon, AFCD have asked us to remind our community that Sham Wan Restricted Area at Lamma Island (see map) is COMPLETELY CLOSED from 01 April to 31 October.

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