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VIRAL: (Illegal) spearfishing believed in Semporna
Published on: Thursday, June 06, 2024
By: Jessie Lee
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VIRAL: (Illegal) spearfishing believed in Semporna
The video was initially uploaded on Douyin, China’s version of TikTok, by user ZK19900905, which then went viral on other social media platforms.
Kota Kinabalu: A viral video shows divers spearfishing believed in Semporna. Spearfishing is illegal.

Sabah Fisheries Department Director Azhar Kassim said the speargun is illegal gear and is prohibited, The Star reported.

“And we have not issued a licence (for the spearguns)…using this is considered IUU (illegal, unreported and unregulated) fishing,” he said, adding his department would investigate.

The video was initially uploaded on Douyin, China’s version of TikTok, by user ZK19900905, which then went viral on other social media platforms.

 

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