Sabah group calls for shark fishing law


Controversial catch: A vendor selling shark meat at a fish market in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah.

KOTA KINABALU: A shark conservation group here said a law banning shark fishing is just as important as a proposed sanctuary for them in waters off Sabah.

Sabah Shark Protection Assoc­ia­tion pro-tem chairman Aderick Chong said they were hoping to meet with Agriculture and Agro-Based Industry Minister Datuk Seri Ahmad Shabery Cheek to explain the need for such a legislation.

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