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Ocean Park theme park is the premier attraction of Hong Kong.  It is ironic that tourists go and marvel at the sharks and then go to JUMBO Seafood restaurant and order shark fins at their next stop...The aquarium and theme type park Ocean Park in HK has many HHW in a very large tank... as well as sharks, rays etc.. etc....It is one of the few places you will see a large fish - certainly there are few in Indonesia says Yvonne Sadovy..Suzanne Gendron is in charge of the natural history side of Ocean Park.  Her email (suzanne.gendron@oceanpark.com.hk) and her mobile phone (+852 9151-8076)..Her senior aquarium supervisor is Yvonne Lim Sheu Shyan.Yvonne.lim@oceanpark.com.hk.Yvonne Mobile is 6153 8657..If any photos are published of me taken from outside the tank, Yvonne should get the credit line...Initially reef fish only came from the South China Sea, but transport developed and fish now come from all over S.E. Asia.  The whole reef fish trade crashed with the 97-98 HK stock market crash.  LRF trade is directly linked to economy.  With China coming online financially the trade is booming.  These fish are used for celebratory meals... not everyday fare.  In China the company pays for meals and the stereotype is that there is lots of food left on the table.  Often a fish is popular because of its color... more than its taste.
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