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  kong (takong)

 

Thailand

A kong or takong is a bamboo basket (fig.) used as a tool for keeping aquatic animals, such as crabs, fish, shrimps, clams, etc.

 

It has a narrow bottleneck-like opening that can be closed off with a lid in the form of funnel-shaped spikes, known in Thai as nga (fig.).

 

  kong (takong)