people visit tung ping chau mostly for its rock and geo features, or coral. But during my visit to the island very north-east of hong kong two weeks back, i was most fascinated by the coastal lives.
帽貝和蜑螺 limpets & nerites – *殼像帽，有橢圓狀強壯足部。single non-spiral shell, oval cone-shaped. the foot is very powerful and acts like a sucker **殼短錐形，寬球狀。素食性。shell short-spired and broad globose. an herbivorous snail.
東平洲海藻床很有價值。tung ping chau has high bio-value algae bed:
參考書 reference book:
礁岩生物 : 岩岸及石灘 / 賴志誠, 呂德恒, 方靜威[作及攝影] hard shore organisms : rocky shore and boulder shore /photo and written by vincent lai, henry lui and terence fong