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AFCD (2005). Field Guide to Hard Corals of Hong Kong. Cosmos Books and Friends of the Country Parks, Hong Kong.

AFCD (2005). A Field Guide to the Amphibians and Reptiles of Hong Kong. Cosmos Books and Friends of the Country Parks, Hong Kong.

AFCD (2005). Hong Kong Ecomap. Cosmos Books and Friends of the Country Parks, Hong Kong.

AFCD (2005). 88 Hong Kong Natural Wonders. Friends of the Country Parks, Cosmos Books, and the 88th Lions Clubs International Convention 2005 Host Committee, Hong Kong.

AFCD (2005). New Walkers' Companion. Cosmos Books and Friends of the Country Parks, Hong Kong.

Anon (2004) Methodologies for terrestrial and freshwater ecological baseline surveys. EIAO Guidance Note No. 10/2004. AFCD, Hong Kong.

Anon (2004). Methodologies for marine ecological baseline surveys. EIAO Guideline Note No. 11/2004. AFCD, Hong Kong.

Clarke, S. (2004). Shark product trade in Hong Kong and mainland China and implementation of the CITES shark listings TRAFFIC East Asia, Hong Kong.

IACM (2003). A Green Tour of Macau. Civic and Municipal Affairs Bureau - Department of Gardens and Green Areas, Macao.

Leung, S.F., Lee, E.H.K., Wong, C.K.F., & Cheung, A.P.L. (2004). Commercial Crustaceans in Hong Kong. AFCD, Hong Kong.

Lui, H.T.H. (2005). Birdwatching in the Big City. HK Discovery Ltd., Hong Kong.

Peart, M.R. (2005). 101 Series II - Hong Kong Landforms. Cosmos Books and Friends of the Country Parks, Hong Kong.

Viney, C., Phillipps, K., & Lam, C.Y. (2005). The Birds of Hong Kong and South China. 8th edition. Information Services Department, Hong Kong.

Journal articles, book chapters and other published papers

Aitchison, J.C. (2005). The great Indian Ocean Tsunami disaster. Gondwana Research 8: 107-108.

Alongi, D.M., Pfitzner, J., Trott, L.A., Tirendi, F., Dixon, P., & Klumpp, D.W. (2005). Rapid sediment accumulation and microbial mineralization in forests of the mangrove Kandelia candel in the Jiulongjiang Estuary, China. Estuarine Coastal and Shelf Science 63: 605-618.

Aptroot, A. (2004). Two new ascomycetes with long gelatinous appendages collected from monocots in the tropics [Hong Kong]. Studies in Mycology: 307-311.

Brock, P.D., & Seow-Choen, F. (2000). The stick insects (Insecta: Phasmida) of Hong Kong. Serangga 5: 115-147.

Cai, L., Jeewon, R., & Hyde, K.D. (2005). Phylogenetic evaluation and taxonomic revision of Schizothecium based on ribosomal DNA and protein coding genes. Fungal Diversity 19: 1-21.

Cai, L., McKenzie, E.H.C., & Hyde, K.D. (2004). New species of Cordana and Spadicoides from decaying bamboo culms in China. Sydowia 56: 222-228.

Cai, L., Zhang, K.Q., & Hyde, K.D. (2005). Ascoyunnania aquatica gen. et sp nov., a freshwater fungus collected from China and its microcylic conidiation. Fungal Diversity 18: 1-8.

Chan, A.T. & Yeung, V.C.H. (2005). Implementing building energy codes in Hong Kong: energy savings, environmental impacts and cost. Energy and Buildings 37: 631-642.

Chan, B.K.K., & Hung, O.S. (2005). Cirral length of the acorn barnacle Tetraclita japonica (Cirripedia: Balanomorpha) in Hong Kong: Effect of wave exposure and tidal height. Journal of Crustacean Biology 25: 329-332.

Chan, B.P.L., Lee, K.S., Zhang, J.F., & Su, W.B. (2005). Notable bird records from Bawangling National Nature Reserve, Hainan Island, China. Forktail 21: 33-41.

Chan, K., & Morton, B. (2005). The reproductive biology of Nassarius festivus (Powys, 1835) (Gastropoda : Nassariidae) in relation to seasonal changes in temperature and salinity in subtropical Hong Kong. Aquatic Ecology 39: 213-228.

Chan, L.L., Hodgkiss, I.J., Lam, P.K.S., Wan, J.M.F., Chou, H.N., Lum, J.H.K., Lo, M.G.Y., Mak, A.S.C., Sit, W.H., & Lo, S.C.L. (2005). Use of two-dimensional gel electrophoresis to differentiate morphospecies of Alexandrium minutum, a paralytic shellfish poisoning toxin-producing dinoflagellate of harmful algal blooms. Proteomics 5: 1580-1593.

Chan, S.K.F., Cheung, K.S., Ho, C.Y., Lam, F.N., & Tang, W.S. (2005). Endemic species highlights - Romer's tree frog. Hong Kong Biodiversity 8: 5-8.

Chan, S.K.F., Cheung, K.S., Ho, C.Y., Lam, F.N., & Tang, W.S. (2005). A note on the pit vipers of Hong Kong. Hong Kong Biodiversity 9: 10-11.

Chen, B., Mai, B.X., Duan, J.C., Luo, X.J., Yang, Q.S., Sheng, G.Y., & Fu, J.M. (2005). Concentrations of alkylphenols in sediments from the Pearl River estuary and South China Sea, South China. Marine Pollution Bulletin 50: 993-997.

Chen, H., Smith, G.J.D., Zhang, S.Y., Qin, K., Wang, J., Li, K.S., Webster, R.G., Peiris, J.S.M., & Guan, Y. (2005). H5N1 virus outbreak in migratory waterfowl. Nature 436: 191-192.

Cheung, K.H., & Gu, J.D. (2005). Chromate reduction by Bacillus megaterium TKW3 isolated from marine sediments. World Journal of Microbiology & Biotechnology 21: 213-219.

Cheung, S.C.H. (2004). Keeping the wetland wet: how to integrate natural and cultural heritage preservation. Museum International 56: 29-37.

Cheung, W.W.L., & Sadovy, Y. (2004). Retrospective evaluation of data-limited fisheries: a case from Hong Kong. Reviews in Fish Biology and Fisheries 14: 181-206.

Chow, G.K.L. (2005). Short-tailed shearwater, its first record in Hong Kong. Hong Kong Biodiversity 8: 9.

Chung, P.H. (2005). Epidemiology of spotted fever, scrub typhus and murine typhus in Hong Kong, 1995-2004 [Transmitted by rodent parasites]. Public Health & Epidemiology Bulletin 14: 1-5.

Cribb, P., Sun, M., & Barretto, G. (2004). Phaius tankervilleae and P. wallichii (Orchidaceae), a pair of confused species. Kew Bulletin 59: 547-554.

De Pirro, M., & Marshall, D.J. (2005). Phylogenetic differences in cardiac activity, metal accumulation and mortality of limpets exposed to copper: A prosobranch-pulmonate comparison. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 322: 29-37.

Dickman, M.D., Peart, M.R., & Yim, W.W.S. (2005). Benthic diatoms as indicators of stream sediment concentration in Hong Kong. International Review of Hydrobiology 90: 412-421.

Dobretsov, S., Dahms, H.U., & Qian, P.Y. (2005). Antibacterial and anti-diatom activity of Hong Kong sponges. Aquatic Microbial Ecology 38: 191-201.

Duong, L.M., Lumyong, S., Hyde, K.D., & Jeewon, R. (2004). Emarcea castanopsidicola gen. et sp nov from Thailand, a new xylariaceous taxon based on morphology and DNA sequences. Studies in Mycology: 253-260.

Fryar, S.C., Booth, W., Davies, J., Hodgkiss, I.J., & Hyde, K.D. (2005). Evidence of in situ competition between fungi in freshwater. Fungal Diversity 18: 59-71.

Fryxell, G.E., & Szeto, A. (2002). The influence of motivations for seeking ISO 14001 certification: an empirical study of ISO 14001 certified facilities in Hong Kong. Journal of Environmental Management 65: 223-238.

Fung, J.C.H., Lau, A.K.H., Lam, J.S.L., & Yuan, Z. (2005). Observational and modeling analysis of a severe air pollution episode in western Hong Kong. Journal of Geophysical Research-Atmospheres 110: 9105-9105.

Gao, S.S., Heravi, S., & Xiao, J.Z. (2005). Determinants of corporate social and environmental reporting in Hong Kong: a research note. Accounting Forum 29: 233-242.

Geissmann, T. (2005). De Hainan-Schopfgibbon: der bedrohteste Menschenaffe der Welt. Gibbon Journal 1: 10-12.

Geissmann, T. (2005). Auf der Suche nach den letzten Gibbons von Hainen. Gibbon Journal 1: 18-22.

Gilchrist, P. (2005). Involvement of free-flying wild birds in the spread of the viruses of avian influenza, Newcastle disease and infectious bursal disease from poultry products to commercial poultry. Worlds Poultry Science Journal 61: 198-214.

Gu, J.D., Wang, Y., & Li, J. (2004). Degradation of the endocrine - disrupting dimethyl phthalate and dimethyl isophthalate by mangrove microorganisms. In European Symposium on Environmental Biotechnology, Eseb 2004, pp. 557-561.

Hau, B.C.H. (2005). Environmental education in protected areas in China. Living Forests 10: 16-18.

Hau, B.C.H., Dudgeon, D., & Corlett, R.T. (2005). Beyond Singapore: Hong Kong and Asian biodiversity. Trends in Ecology & Evolution 20: 281-282.

Hau, B.C.H., & So, K.K.Y. (2005). Propagating native tree species for forest rehabilitation in Hong Kong, China. In Proceedings (CD-Rom) of the Symposium on Tropical Rainforest Rehabilitation and Restoration - Existing Knowledge and Future Direction, 26-28 July 2005, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia. Yayasan Sabah Group, FAO, Sabah Forestry Department and WWF, Malaysia.

Hau, B.C.H., So, K.K.Y., Choi, K.C., & Cahau, R.Y.H. (2005). Using native tree and shrub species for ecological rehabilitation of man-made slopes in Hong Kong. In Proceedings of the 25th Annual Seminar, Geotechnical Division, The Hong Kong Institute of Engineers, 4 May 2005, Hong Kong., pp. 273-286. The Hong Kong Institute of Engineers, Hong Kong.

Ho, W.H., Yanna, Hyde, K.D., & Goh, T.K. (2005). Endosporoideus gen. nov., a mitosporic fungus on Phoenix hanceana. Mycologia 97: 238-245.

Hung, O.S., Gosselin, L.A., Thiyagarajan, V., Wu, R.S.S., & Qian, P.Y. (2005). Do effects of ultraviolet radiation on microbial films have indirect effects on larval attachment of the barnacle Balanus amphitrite? Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 323: 16-26.

Ip, C.C.M., Li, X.D., Zhang, G., Wong, C.S.C., & Zhang, W.L. (2005). Heavy metal and Pb isotopic compositions of aquatic organisms in the Pearl River Estuary, South China. Environmental Pollution 138: 494-504.

Jaech, M.A., & Diaz, J.A. (2005). Revision of the Chinese species of Hydraena Kugelmann 1. Description of 15 new species of Hydraena s. str. from southeast China (Coleoptera: Hydaenidae) [includes 2 new species from Hong Kong]. Koleopterologische Rundschau 75: 53-104.

Jim, C.Y. (2005). Outstanding remnants of nature in compact cities: patterns and preservation of heritage trees in Guangzhou city (China). Geoforum 36: 371-385.

Jin, I.W., Jiang, J.P., Xie, F., Zheng, Z.H., & Xu, J.X. (2005). Phylogenetic relationships among some species of Amolops inferred from 12S and 16S rRNA gene sequences. Zoological Research 26: 61-68.

Jing, H.M., Aitchison, J.C., Lacap, D.C., Peerapornpisal, Y., Sompong, U., & Pointing, S.B. (2005). Community phylogenetic analysis of moderately thermophilic cyanobacterial mats from China, the Philippines and Thailand. Extremophiles 9: 325-332.

Kan, B., & 29 other authors (2005). Molecular evolution analysis and geographic investigation of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus-like virus in palm civets at an animal market and on farms. Journal of Virology 79: 11892-11900.

Ke, L., Yu, K.S.H., Wong, Y.S., & Tam, N.F.Y. (2005). Spatial and vertical distribution of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in mangrove sediments. Science of The Total Environment 340: 177-187.

Ke, S.Z., Shi, Z., & Fang, H.H.P. (2005). Applications of two-phase anaerobic degradation in industrial wastewater treatment. International Journal of Environment and Pollution 23: 65-80.

Koenig, A., Zhang, T., Liu, L.H., & Fang, H.H.P. (2005). Microbial community and biochemistry process in auto sulfurotrophic denitrifying biofilm. Chemosphere 58: 1041-1047.

Kostylev, V.E., Erlandsson, J., Ming, M.Y., & Williams, G.A. (2005). The relative importance of habitat complexity and surface area in assessing biodiversity: Fractal application on rocky shores. Ecological Complexity 2: 272-286.

Kuiken, T., Leighton, F.A., Fouchier, R.A.M., LeDuc, J.W., Peiris, J.S.M., Schudel, A., Stohr, K., & Osterhaus, A. (2005). Public health - Pathogen surveillance in animals. Science 309: 1680-1681.

Kwok, B.L.H. & Lam, C.P. (2005). Rediscovery of the locally rare seagrass Ruppia maritima in Hong Kong. Hong Kong Biodiversity 9: 7.

Kwok, W.P.W., & Tang, W.S. (2005). An introduction to common sesarmine crabs of Hong Kong. Hong Kong Biodiversity 9: 1-6.

Kwok, W.P.W., Yang, J.K.Y., Tong, P.Y.F., & Lam, C.P. (2005). Distribution of seagrasses in Hong Kong. Hong Kong Biodiversity 8: 12-14.

Lacap, D.C., Smith, G.J.D., Warren-Rhodes, K., & Pointing, S.B. (2005). Community structure of free-floating filamentous cyanobacterial mats from the Wonder Lake geothermal springs in the Philippines. Canadian Journal of Microbiology 51: 583-589.

Lai, M.Y., Shen, P.P., Zhao, Z., Zhou, H., & Gu, J.D. (2005). Concentrations of heavy metals in the benthic microgastropods Sermyla riquetii and Stenothyra devalis at the Mai Po Inner Deep Bay Ramsar site of Hong Kong. Bulletin of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology 74: 1065-1071.

Lai, P.C.C., & Wong, B.S.F. (2005). Effects of tree guards and weed mats on the establishment of native tree seedlings: Implications for forest restoration in Hong Kong, China. Restoration Ecology 13: 138-143.

Lam, J.C.W., Tanabe, S., Lam, M.H.W., & Lam, P.K.S. (2005). Risk to breeding success of waterbirds by contaminants in Hong Kong: evidence from trace elements in eggs. Environmental Pollution 135: 481-490.

Lam, K.S., Wang, T.J., Wu, C.L., & Li, Y.S. (2005). Study on an ozone episode in hot season in Hong Kong and transboundary air pollution over Pearl River Delta region of China. Atmospheric Environment 39: 1967-1977.

Lam, P., & McNaught, C. (2004). Evaluating educational websites: A system for multiple websites at multiple universities. In Ed-Media 2004: World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia & Telecommunications, Vols. 1-7, pp. 1066-1073.

Lam, P.K.S., & Lam, M.H.W. (2004). Assessment of risks to the Mai Po Inner Deep Bay Ramsar site due to environmental contaminants. In Wetlands Ecosystems in Asia: Function and Management, Vol. 1, pp. 115-129.

Lau, K.W.K., Ng, C.Y.M., Ren, J.P., Lau, S.C.L., Qian, P.Y., Wong, P.K., Lau, T.C., & Wu, M. (2005). Owenweeksia hongkongensis gen. nov., sp nov., a novel marine bacterium of the phylum 'Bacteroidetes'. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology 55: 1051-1057.

Lau, S.C.K., Tsoi, M.M.Y., Li, X.C., Dobretsov, S., Plakhotnikova, Y., Wong, P.K., & Qian, P.Y. (2005). Pseudoalteromonas spongiae sp nov., a novel member of the gamma-Proteobacteria isolated from the sponge Mycale adhaerens in Hong Kong waters. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology 55: 1593-1596.

Lau, S.K.P., Woo, P.C.Y., Li, K.S.M., Huang, Y., Tsoi, H.W., Wong, B.H.L., Wong, S.S.Y., Leung, S.Y., Chan, K.H., & Yuen, K.Y. (2005). Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus-like virus in Chinese horseshoe bats. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 102: 14040-14045.

Lau, S.S.Y., Giridharan, R., & Ganesan, S. (2005). Multiple and intensive land use: case studies in Hong Kong. Habitat International 29: 527-546.

Lee, E.W.S., Hau, B.C.H., & Corlett, R.T. (2005). Natural regeneration in exotic tree plantations in Hong Kong, China. Forest Ecology and Management 212: 358-366.

Lee, J.H.W., Hodgkiss, I.J., Wong, K.T.M., & Lam, I.H.Y. (2005). Real time observations of coastal algal blooms by an early warning system. Estuarine Coastal and Shelf Science 65: 172-190.

Lee, W.H. & Choi, I.C. (2005). House crows (Corvus splendens) - notes on their population and control in Hong Kong. Hong Kong Biodiversity 8: 10-11.

Leung, C.M., Jiao, J.J., Malpas, J., Chan, W.T., & Wang, Y.X. (2005). Factors affecting the groundwater chemistry in a highly urbanized coastal area in Hong Kong: an example from the Mid-Levels area. Environmental Geology 48: 480-495.

Leung, K.M.Y., Bjorgesaeter, A., Gray, J.S., Li, W.K., Lui, G.C.S., Wang, Y., & Lam, P.K.S. (2005). Deriving sediment quality guidelines from field-based species sensitivity distributions. Environmental Science & Technology 39: 5148-5156.

Leung, Y.K., Ginn, E.W.L., Wu, M.C., Yueng, K.H., & Chang, W.L. (2004). Temperature projections for Hong Kong in the 21st century. Hong Kong Meteorological Society Bulletin 14: 21-48.

Li, J.X., Gu, J.D., & Pan, L. (2005). Transformation of dimethyl phthalate, dimethyl isophthalate and dimethyl terephthalate by Rhodococcus rubber Sa and modeling the processes using the modified Gompertz model. International Biodeterioration & Biodegradation 55: 223-232.

Li, X.Y., Cui, Y.H., Feng, Y.J., Xie, Z.M., & Gu, J.D. (2005). Reaction pathways and mechanisms of the electrochemical degradation of phenol on different electrodes. Water Research 39: 1972-1981.

Liu, E.K.Y., Chan, Y.N., & Tsim, S.T. (2005). Breeding terns in Hong Kong - their prey. Hong Kong Biodiversity 8: 15-16.

Liu, M. & Sadovy, Y. (2005). Habitat association and social structure of the chocolate hind, Cephalopholis boenak (Pisces : Serranidae : Epinephelinae), at Ping Chau Island, northeastern Hong Kong waters. Environmental Biology of Fishes 74: 9-18.

Liu, Z.J., Zhang, J.Y., Ru, Z. Z., Lei, S.P., & Chen, L.J. (2004). Conservation biology of Paphiopedilum purpuratum (Orchidaceae). Shengwu Duoyangxing 12: 509-516.

Louie, P.K.K., Chow, J.C., Chen, L.W.A., Watson, J.G., Leung, G., & Sin, D.W.M. (2005). PM2.5 chemical composition in Hong Kong: Urban and regional variations. Science of the Total Environment 338: 267-281.

Lui, B.L.S., Shiu, Y.K., & Hau, B.C.H. (2005). Performance assessment of greening techniques on man-made slopes. In Proceedings of the 25th Annual Seminar, Geotechnical Division, The Hong Kong Institute of Engineers, 4 May 2005, Hong Kong., pp. 273-286. The Hong Kong Institute of Engineers, Hong Kong.

Mantel, S.K., & Dudgeon, D. (2005). Reproduction and sexual dimorphism of the palaemonid shrimp Macrobrachium hainanensis in Hong Kong streams. Journal of Crustacean Biology 25: 450-459.

McKercher, B., Ho, P.S.Y., & du Cros, H. (2005). Relationship between tourism and cultural heritage management: evidence from Hong Kong. Tourism Management 26: 539-548.

Miao, L., & Qian, P.Y. (2005). Antagonistic antimicrobial activity of marine fungi and bacteria isolated from marine biofilm and seawaters of Hong Kong. Aquatic Microbial Ecology 38: 231-238.

Mingram, J., Nowaczyk, N., Schettler, G., Luo, X.J., Lu, H.Y., Liu, J.Q., & Negendank, J.F.W. (2004). A 78,000 year record of climatic changes from the South China coast - the Huguang Maar Lake (Huguangyan). In Monsoon and Civilization (eds Y. Yasuda & V. Shinde), pp. 51-59. Roli Books, New Delhi.

Mitchell, A.J., Overstreet, R.M., Goodwin, A.E., & Brandt, T.M. (2005). Spread of an exotic fish-gill trematode: A far-reaching and complex problem. Fisheries 30: 11-16.

Morton, B. (2005). Crocodiles and sharks. Marine Pollution Bulletin 50: 489-490.

Morton, B. (2005). Biology and functional morphology of a new species of endolithic Bryopa (Bivalvia : Anomalodesmata : Clavagelloidea) from Japan and a comparison with fossil species of Stirpulina and other Clavagellidae. Invertebrate Biology 124: 202-219.

Ng, K.L., & Obbard, J.P. (2005). Strategic environmental assessment in Hong Kong. Environment International 31: 483-492.

Ng, P.K.L. & Chen, H.L. (2005). On two species of euxanthine crabs from the South China Sea, including a description of a new species of Crosnierius (Crustacea: Decapoda: Brachyura: Xanthidae) [from Hong Kong]. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 118: 319-325.

Nichol, J., & Wong, M.S. (2005). Detection and interpretation of landslides using satellite images. Land Degradation & Development 16: 243-255.

Normile, D. (2005). Virology: researchers tie deadly SARS virus to bats. Science 309: 2154-2155.

Peart, M.R. (2004). Nitrogen content of suspended matter in the Kam Tin River, Hong Kong. In Sediment Transfer through the Fluvial System, pp. 474-480.

Peart, M.R. (2004). Water supply and the development of Hong Kong. In Basis of Civilization - Water Science, pp. 23-30.

Peng, X., Zhang, G., Mai, B., Hu, J., Li, K., & Wang, Z. (2005). Tracing anthropogenic contamination in the Pearl River estuarine and marine environment of South China Sea using sterols and other organic molecular markers. Marine Pollution Bulletin 50: 856-865.

Photita, W., Taylor, P.W.J., Ford, R., Hyde, K.D., & Lumyong, S. (2005). Morphological and molecular characterization of Colletotrichum species from herbaceous plants in Thailand. Fungal Diversity 18: 117-133.

Pinruan, U., Sakayaroj, J., Jones, E.B.G., & Hyde, K.D. (2004). Flammispora gen. nov., a new freshwater ascomycete from decaying palm leaves. Studies in Mycology: 381-386.

Pointier, J.P., David, P., & Jarne, P. (2005). Biological invasions: the case of planorbid snails. Journal of Helminthology 79: 249-256.

Pointing, S.B., Pelling, A.L., Smith, G.J.D., Hyde, K.D., & Reddy, C.A. (2005). Screening of basidiomycetes and xylariaceous fungi for lignin peroxidase and laccase gene-specific sequences. Mycological Research 109: 115-124.

Promputtha, I., Lumyong, S., Lumyong, P., McKkenzie, E.H.C., & Hyde, K.D. (2005). A new species of Anthostomella on Magnolia lillifera from northern Thailand. Mycotaxon 91: 413-418.

Rainbow, P.S. & Wang, W.X. (2005). Trace metals in barnacles: the significance of trophic transfer. Science in China Series C Life Sciences 48 (Suppl. 1): 110-117.

Sadovy, Y. (2005). Trouble on the reef: the imperative for managing vulnerable and valuable fisheries. Fish and Fisheries 6: 167-185.

Sadovy, Y., & Domeier, M. (2005). Are aggregation-fisheries sustainable? Reef fish fisheries as a case study. Coral Reefs 24: 254-262.

Sadovy, Y., Randall, J.E., & Rasotto, M.B. (2005). Skin structure in six dragonet species (Gobiesociformes; Callionymidae): interspecific differences in glandular cell types and mucus secretion. Journal of Fish Biology 66: 1411-1418.

Salin, K.R., Yohannan, T.M., & Nair, C.M. (2005). Fisheries and trade of seahorses, Hippocampus spp., in southern India [to Hong Kong, among other places]. Fisheries Management and Ecology 12: 269-273.

Salmon, C. (2004). Like froth on the sea. The world of pirates and seafarers in late imperial South China. Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society 14: 177-178.

Shao, H., Peng, S.L., Wei, X.Y., Zhang, D.Q., & Zhang, C. (2005). Potential allelochemicals from an invasive weed Mikania micrantha HBK. Journal of Chemical Ecology 31: 1657-1668.

Shek, C.T., & Chan, C.S.M. (2005). New bat species for Hong Kong - Greater Bamboo Bat (Tylonycteris robustula). Hong Kong Biodiversity 9: 9.

Shi, B.H., & Xia, X.H. (2005). Genetic variation in clones of Pseudomonas pseudoalcaligenes after ten months of selection in different thermal environments in the laboratory. Current Microbiology 50: 238-245.

Shi-xiong, Y. (2005). Taxonomic treatment of Chinese Polyspora Sweet (Theaceae) [previously included in Gordonia]. Journal of Tropical and Subtropical Botany 13: 363-365.

Shu, W.S., Ye, Z.H., Zhang, Z.Q., Lan, C.Y., & Wong, M.H. (2005). Natural colonization of plants on five lead/zinc mine tailings in Southern China. Restoration Ecology 13: 49-60.

So, K.K.Y., & Hau, B.C.H. (2005). Native tree planting scheme for secondary schools in Hong Kong, China. In Proceedings (CD-Rom) of the Symposium on Tropical Rainforest Rehabilitation and Restoration - Existing Knowledge and Future Direction, 26-28 July 2005, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia. Yayasan Sabah Group, FAO, Sabah Forestry Department and WWF, Malaysia.

Sodhi, N.S., Koh, L.P., Brook, B.W., & Ng, P.K.L. (2005). Response to Hau et al: Beyond Singapore: Hong Kong and Asian biodiversity. Trends in Ecology & Evolution 20: 282-283.

Sturm-Ramirez, K.M., Hulse-Post, D.J., Govorkova, E.A., Humberd, J., Seiler, P., Puthavathana, P., Buranathai, C., Nguyen, T.D., Chaisingh, A., Long, H.T., Naipospos, T.S.P., Chen, H., Ellis, T.M., Guan, Y., Peiris, J.S.M., & Webster, R.G. (2005). Are ducks contributing to the endemicity of highly pathogenic H5N1 influenza virus in Asia? Journal of Virology 79: 11269-11279.

Su, Y.C.F., Mols, J.B., Takeuchi, W., Kessler, P.J.A., & Saunders, F.M.K. (2005). Reassessing the generic status of Petalolophus (Annonaceae): Evidence for the evolution of a distinct sapromyophilous lineage within Pseuduvaria. Systematic Botany 30: 494-502.

Tam, N.F.Y. (2004). Conservation and uses of mangroves in Hong Kong and Mainland China. In Wetlands Ecosystems in Asia: Function and Management, Vol. 1, pp. 161-182.

Thiyagarajan, V., Hung, O.S., Chiu, J.M.Y., Wu, R.S.S., & Qian, P.Y. (2005). Growth and survival of juvenile barnacle Balanus amphitrite: interactive effects of cyprid energy reserve and habitat. Marine Ecology Progress Series 299: 229-237.

Thiyagarajan, V., Soo, L., & Qian, P.Y. (2005). The role of sediment organic matter composition in larval habitat selection by the polychaete Capitella sp I. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 323: 70-83.

Tsoi, K.H., Wang, Z.Y., & Chu, K.H. (2005). Genetic divergence between two morphologically similar varieties of the kuruma shrimp Penaeus japonicus. Marine Biology 147: 367-379.

Van Dijk, P.P., Tordoff, A.W.J., Fellowes, J., Lau, M., & Ma, J. (2004). Indo-Burma [includes Hong Kong]. In Hotspots Revisited (eds R.A. Mittermeier et al.), pp. 322-330. CEMEX, Mexico City.

Van Ryckegem, G., & Verbeken, A. (2005). Fungal ecology and succession on Phragmites australis in a brackish tidal marsh [Mai Po]. I. Leaf sheaths. Fungal Diversity 19: 157-187.

Vijaykrishna, D., Mostert, L., Jeewon, R., Gams, W., Hyde, K.D., & Crous, P.W. (2004). Pleurostomophora, an anamorph of Pleurostoma (Calosphaeriales), a new anamorph genus morphologically similar to Phialophora. Studies in Mycology: 387-395.

Wang, D.Z., & Hsieh, D.P.H. (2005). Growth and toxin production in batch cultures of a marine dinoflagellate Alexandrium tamarense HK9301 isolated from the South China Sea. Harmful Algae 4: 401-410.

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