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sea cucumber. Photo: 123RF
July 9, 2020

A restaurant and hotel owner in Samoa has been sentenced for operating a sea cucumber fishery for export purposes and for operating a fish processing establishment without a licence...The first time offender has been ordered to pay $US1500 or face a jail term of three months...The market value of the marine species in Hong Kong is $US800 per kilo according to a Pacific Community report...

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