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Indonesia: Joint forces foil smuggling of hundreds of thousands of baby lobsters in East Tanjung Jabung

Published May 13, 2024

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A collaborative team consisting of the Indonesian Navy, the Jambi Animal, Fish and Plant Quarantine Center, and the Ministry of Maritime Affairs and Fisheries successfully intercepted a smuggling attempt involving baby lobsters in the waters of Kampung Laut, East Tanjungjabung, Jambi. The smugglers were found to be in possession of 52 Styrofoam boxes, containing an estimated hundreds of thousands of baby lobster fry without valid delivery documents. The confiscated baby lobsters, packaged in oxygenated containers, were reoxygenated and transported to Jakarta for release into the wild. The operation highlighted the cooperation between various agencies in combating illegal fishing and protecting the economic value of baby lobsters.
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JAMBI - A joint team from the Indonesian Navy together with the Jambi Animal, Fish and Plant Quarantine Center (Jambi Quarantine) and the Ministry of Maritime Affairs and Fisheries (KKP) succeeded in thwarting an attempt to smuggle baby lobsters (BBL) in the waters of Kampung Laut, East Tanjungjabung (Tanjab) Regency, Jambi , Saturday (11/5/2024). A total of 52 Styrofoam boxes estimated to contain hundreds of thousands of fry were rescued by joint officers who were suspected of being smuggled abroad. One member said that the baby lobster was not equipped with valid delivery documents so it was confiscated. Police Foil Smuggling of Baby Lobster Seeds in East Tanjab Waters Therefore, his party quickly initiated joint coordination with related technical agencies to maintain the life of baby lobsters which have high economic value. "Baby lobsters are packaged in oxygenated plastic containers contained in 52 styrofoam boxes," he said without wishing to be named. According to him, this ...
Source: Okezone
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