Disquieting times for Malaysia's 'fish listener

by AFP
In this picture taken on June 8, 2014, a 68 year-old fish listener Harun Muhammad clings onto his fishing boat at sea near Setiu lagoons. One hand clinging to his boat's gunwale, Harun Muhammad submerges himself, eyes and ears wide open underwater as he "listens" for fish sounds emanating from the blue depths. Photo - AFP
Harun is one of Malaysia's last "fish listeners," and he and his apprentice son Zuraini are believed to be the only active practitioners of this mysterious and dying local art.

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