Tag: Animal and plant species

Guangzhou Customs seized illegal import of seahorse stems
By: Date: 2021-01-21 Categories: chinesefood Tags: ,

   On December 28, 2020, when customs officers at Guangzhou Baiyun Airport were monitoring an inbound flight from Southeast Asia to Guangzhou, they discovered an abnormal image of a Chinese male passenger’s carry-on luggage passing through the plane. The camera image showed that a package of items in the box showed a long curly shadow, which was suspected to be dried hippocampus. The officer opened the box for inspection and found 45 dried seahorse products packed in a sealed bag with a gross weight of 145 grams under the clothes of the passenger’s luggage. The bag was opened on the spot and it gave off a strong smell of seafood. After being sent to the South China Wildlife Species Appraisal Center for identification, it was confirmed on January 8 as a dried product of the species of the genus of the genus of the genus of the fin subclass Arowana.

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Guangzhou Customs seized illegal import of seahorse stems
By: Date: 2021-01-21 Categories: chinesefood Tags: ,

   On December 28, 2020, when customs officers at Guangzhou Baiyun Airport were monitoring an inbound flight from Southeast Asia to Guangzhou, they discovered an abnormal image of a Chinese male passenger’s carry-on luggage passing through the plane. The camera image showed that a package of items in the box showed a long curly shadow, which was suspected to be dried hippocampus. The officer opened the box for inspection and found 45 dried seahorse products packed in a sealed bag with a gross weight of 145 grams under the clothes of the passenger’s luggage. The bag was opened on the spot and it gave off a strong smell of seafood. After being sent to the South China Wildlife Species Appraisal Center for identification, it was confirmed on January 8 as a dried product of the species of the genus of the genus of the genus of the fin subclass Arowana.

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