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Divers Disappointed in Sipadan

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Sipadan, Malaysia's only oceanic island, is a unique marine life hotspot once identified by Jacques Cousteau as one of the best dive sites in the world.

It's famous for its population of green turtles, white-tip reef sharks and visiting megafauna. Divers stay on nearby Mabul Island, which is also home of Bajau fishermen living in their traditional palm thatched houses.

In February, divers hoping to see manta ray cleaning stations were doubly disappointed to return from Sipadan to Mabul Island to witness the shocking sight of two mantas, 13 mobulae and a shark being butchered in the shallows by six local fishermen right next to Big John Scuba's dive lodge....

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