Virtopsy Investigations of Stranded Cetaceans in Hong Kong Waters (2017-2020)
Brian C.W. Kot, Henry C.I. Tsui, Tabris Y.T. Chung, Heysen H.N. Ho, Maria Jose Robles Malagamba, John Y.C. Kwok, Edgar K.C. Leung, Gabrielle Y.H. Ho, Aurora S.Y. Kwan, Jessie W.Y. Yeong
A pioneering virtopsy project was initiated in March 2014 to advance the cetacean stranding response programme in Hong Kong. This paper summarises and discusses the findings from virtopsy investigations of stranded cetaceans in HK waters from July 2017 to November 2020.