No action taken against tourists photographed with starfish at Koh Racha Yai

PUBLISHED ON SAT, AUG 12, 2017 2:21 AM

No action taken against tourists photographed with starfish at Koh Racha Yai

Eakkapop Thongtub

 

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PHUKET:-- An official from the Department of Marine and Coastal Resources (DMCR) Region 6 has confirmed that no legal action will be taken against a group of tourists who were photographed holding a starfish during a snorkelling trip at Koh Racha Yai.
 

Tour guide and conservationist Mr Khanchit Klingklip, also known as ‘Seaman Freeman’, sent photos of the tourists holding the starfish to the ‘Healthy Reefs Club’ LINE group today (Aug 11) along with the message:

 

“Another tour group destroying resources. At about 11am on 11 August, today, Healthy Reefs Club has seen this offence at Lha Bay on the northeast of Koh Racha Yai, within a security zone.”

 

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