The sea fans are invertebrate organisms that grown in a fan like pattern and are found in shallow waters. In a joint operation by the forest officials of Assam and Wildlife Crime Control Bureau, a huge seizure of marine life has been made in Assam. This haul includes 50kg of sea fan, a type of soft coral, among other. Corals are listed under Schedule I of the Wildlife Protection Act of 1972. Its possession or sale invites the strictest punishment under the Wildlife Act.