Twenty tonnes of giant clams seized from Vietnamese fishermen


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  • Monday, 14 Apr 2014

Hamza Taib (second right) inspecting the seized shells.

KOTA KINABALU: Dozens of giant clams weighing nearly 20 tonnes were seized from nine Vietnamese fishermen at the Mengalum Island near here on Monday.

The giant seized clams valued at about RM500, 000, is an endangered and protected marine species in Sabah were found on a boat operated by a Sabah and Vietnamese joint venture company.

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