Inshore fisheries in Andaman Sea, Thaninthari Division, (Myanmar)

Credit: Zawzaw Htwe (Myanmar)

Inshore Fishery in Myanmar is carried out in the area five – ten nautical miles away from shore depending on the fishing zones. Fishing is done by gill nets, drift nets, long line, and traps using fishing boats according to a licenses given by the Department of Fishery. Fishing boats are not motorized and its overall length should be less than 30 feet. If motorized boats are licensed, engines should be less than 12 horse power.

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