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Having been on the receiving end of both and fish and plants shipments such as this before, when working at a lfs, I have a tiny bit of experience with the process.

Oriental will ship via airline. You'll want it to come to an airport with a US Fish and Wildlife inspector on staff. Last I checked that was Miami, Washington Dulles, Newark, Chi, and LA. Inspectors work M-F 9-5, so you will need to time it to fit that. Paperwork, you need an import lic, takes a few weeks to get one and OA will supply the phytosanitary cert.

If you are not based near one of those airports all bets are off.

The other alternative is deal with a trans-shipper, for a fee they walk the shipment thru customs, fish and wildlife, rebox/rebag if need be and get shipment to US based airline for delivery to local airport.

However, to deal with transshipper they will want you to have a retail lic, they want repeat biz, not one off's.

A quick search of livestock shippers will show most marine ones are based around LAX and FW ones are near MIA. They have the expertise, licenses and relationships with Customs/ Fish and Wildlife to do this a regular basis and make money.

The process is fraught with peril for a one time receiver.
 
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