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– PORTO TORRES, AUGUST 17 – A 60-centimeter sea castanet, scientific name “pinna nobilis”, was seized by the mobile nucleus of the Porto Torres Finance Police in service at the embarkations of the seaport. The military checked a car with four Spanish tourists on board headed to Barcelona and discovered the rare specimen, which is a protected species, hidden in the luggage.
The shellfish had been taken from a beach in Alghero, the four reported, as a souvenir. After having seized the castanet, the financiers recorded the fine committed to them, for which the fine could reach up to 3 thousand euros each. (HANDLE).