Farmers feeling the heat


Desperate bovines: Thirsty cows wandering in search of green grass in the middle of increasingly dry pastures in Batu Rakit, Terengganu.

PETALING JAYA: The healthy steamed fish dishes that Malaysians enjoy will likely be pricier soon in view of the RM20mil losses suffered by Malaysia’s marine fish farms industry due to rising temperatures.

Marine Fish Farmers Association deputy president Mohamed Razali Mohamed said the hot weather had taken its toll on Malaysia’s marine fish farming, which is the largest in South-East Asia.

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