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COAST GUARD ARRESTS KILLERS OF AN OCEAN WHITE TIP SHARK

       Sri Lanka Coast Guard Station Oluvil arrested a fishing trawler with 04 fishermen in possession of one Ocean White Tip Shark (Aprox 22Kg) at Oluvil fisheries Harbour on 30th September 2017.Arrested persons and illegal fishing catch handed over to the Fisheries Inspector-Palamunai for further investigations and legal actions. The White Tip Shark is a protected species under Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Act No. 2 of 1996.