Seized Coral Intended for Aquarium Designers: Phuket Police

(Phuket News)

PHUKET — Police believe that the 621 live branches of coral they seized from an abandoned long-tail boat near Rawai this week was left by poachers intending to sell the rare marine gems to aquarium designers. 

Chalong police were alerted on Friday by villagers in the area of Klong Pak Bang, behind Rawai muncipality, that suspected poachers were suspiciously waiting in a long-tail boat. 

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