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Siamese fighting fish to be declared national fish next week


The Cabinet has approved the Agriculture Ministry’s proposal to declare siamese fighting fish a national marine creature.

Dr Amornrat Sermwattanakul, an acting specialist at the Department ofFisheries, said the National Fishing Policy Committee had endorsed the ministry’s proposal to declare siamese fighting fish as a national marine creature and the Cabinet had approved the designation.
The official declaration will be made on November 23, Amornrat said.

Published : November 14, 2017

By : The Nation