Calls to restrict fishing in Sabah marine park after picture of dead shark surfaces


  • Nation
  • Saturday, 06 Feb 2016

KOTA KINABALU: A picture of a reef shark killed by fishing nets within the protected Tunku Abdul Rahman Park has sparked calls for immediate action to restrict fishing within the marine park.

In describing the incident as ``appalling,’’ Sabah Shark Protection Association (SSPA) president Aderick Chong said action must be taken against those fishing in the protected area as it is an offence under the Tunku Abdul Rahman Park Enactment 1984.

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