Going against the tide


Here's the spot: Abdul Jalil pointing towards the direction of Sungai Tabong from Kuala Tahan where the sturgeon farm is supposed to be built.

KUANTAN: Sturgeon would be imported if it is proven that cultivating the fish species is possible, Fisheries Department director-general Datuk Ahamad Sabki Mahmood said.

“Even though the sturgeon is listed in the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (Cites), if it is proved they can be farmed, then permission can be given for the fish to be imported with conditions,” he said after holding a dialogue on new zoning rules with fishermen here recently.

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