A Seattle pet store accused of selling a rare Asian fish illegally imported into the U.S. now faces federal charges following an undercover investigation.
Federal prosecutors contend Quyen “Andy” To was caught selling an Asian arowana – a tropical fish also known as a dragon fish – to an undercover wildlife officer late last year. In doing so, he is alleged to have violated an international treaty restricting the sale of species of animals threatened with extinction.
Source: Seattle Post-Intelligencer. Read full article. (link)