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Raid uncovers exotic fish species
Arowana fish
The seizure was made as part of Operation Charm
A shipment of live endangered fish has been uncovered during a raid at a property in east London.

Officers found 11 Arowana fish which are thought to be worth up to 2,000 each and are highly sought after by exotic fish collectors.

The raid took place at the address after a tip-off about an air shipment that had arrived from Singapore.

Police said the fish seized were about 18in (46cm) long but could grow much bigger. One man has been arrested.

Officers from the Metropolitan Police's Wildlife Crime Unit carried out the raid as part of Operation Charm which targets the trade in endangered species.

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