The farmer concerned, Tengku Norlia Tengku Ali, 41, said the incident involved only knowing about 6pm after being informed that her husband Jim Abas, 51, who fell into the river to feed the fish farming.

"It is believed that most of the dead sea bass as mud problems that were brought together into the river during heavy flooding recently.

"Seeing the situation, he quickly pulled out fish dying in the hope that it can be sold even with the cheap," he told Utusan Malaysia here today.

Tengku Norlia tell, it was not the first incident occurred because last year he suffered a loss of nearly 50,000 cage waters in the area is contaminated.

At that point, he said, he only managed to save part only, while about 12,000 barramundi fish tail again failed to be rescued.

"Most of the fish should be marketed but no sustenance for dead," he said.  - Utusan Online. [Translated]