Pearl Lobster Smuggled to Vietnam via Batam and Singapore, Rare and Most Expensive Type
The joint team arrested three people while searching KM Kelud which was anchored at Makobar Port, Batam, Riau Islands, Sunday (6/12/2020).
Officers secured a total of 42,500 babby lobsters stored in three sacks.
Pearl lobster is the most expensive and rare type of lobster in Indonesia, and can grow to a weight of up to 3 kilograms.
The price can reach Rp. 2.7 million per serving with a lobster weight of 2.7 kilograms.
Pearl lobster or Spiny Lobster is a type of lobster with a higher price than sand lobster.
Pearl lobsters have different physical characteristics from lobsters in general, with a blue-green hue on the shell.
Not only that, in their natural habitat, pearl lobster has large and small spots, bright yellow in color.
These physical features help lobsters adapt to their surroundings, protecting themselves from predators in their natural habitat.
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