Biodiv Sci ›› 1997, Vol. 05 ›› Issue (2): 142-146.  DOI: 10.17520/biods.1997023

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Current status and prospects of marine biodiversity in China

Chen Qingchao   

  1. South China Sea Institute of Oceanology , Chinese Academy of Sciences , Guangzhou 510301
  • Received:1995-12-15 Revised:1996-05-05 Online:1997-05-20 Published:1997-05-20


This paper briefly introduces present situation and prospects of marine biodiversity in China. Species diversity, genetic diversity, ecosystemic diversity, key species and their habitats are also reviewed. Looking into the future, the main goals are to promote the surveys and studies on marine biodiversity resources and to make marine biodiversity to serve for China sustainable utilization.