Singapore Free Press 1930.11-18 -10
A MIXED CATCH Crocodile in Fishing Nets.
(From Our Own Correspondent)
Malacca, Nov. 17.
A Chinese fishing
junk made successful hauls to-day at Sungei Rambei when catches included six
large stinging rays, one kretang weighing almost 160 catties and an
eighteen-foot crocodile. A bullockcart which was engaged to convey the kretang
to market where it fetched $14, attracted a lot of attention going through the
first fetched $6 and on resale realised $30. The fishermen experienced great
difficulty in securing and landing these monsters.