Tag: fishery regulations

Enforcing fishery regulations in Zambia

Credit: Numel  Phiri  (Zambia)         The Dept. of Fisheries is mandated to enforce the Fisheries Regulations with support for state or wildlife police. The penalty for using illegal fishing nets according to Fisheries Act of 2011 if convicted faces up to 3 years imprisonment or fined 300000 penalty units  ($10,000) or both. …

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Enforcing fishery regulations in Lake Malawi

Credit: Carolyn Madalo Chinguo (Malawi) The inserted photos show a case of confiscated catch from Lake Malawi. The illegal size of the catch that seems a mixture of tilapia species represents almost all of confiscated fish.  

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Enforcing inland fishery regulations in SriLanka

Credit: Ajith Kumara (SriLanka) One of the photos shows one of the monthly visits to a fish landing site as carried out by fishery officials which is done in several reservoirs. The purpose of these visits is to acquire biological data on commercial fish species which were in this reservoir Nile tilapia, Oreochromis niloticus and …

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Catch assessment survey of fishery in Mweru-Luapula lake, Zambia

Credit: Lumbwe Kalumba (Zambia)                        Review: Lumbwe Kalumba and Abdel Rahman El Gamal The photo shows a fisheries officers while conducting catch assessment survey on Mweru-Luapula Fishery in Luapula Province, Zambia. Lake Mweru is a freshwater lake located in the Luapula valley on the borders of Northern Zambia and the …

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Enforcing fishery regulations in Zambia

Credit: Lumbwe Kalumba (Zambia) A Department of Fisheries officer displays fish that was caught during the closed fishing season. It is illegal to be found in fishing or in possession of fish during this period which runs from 1st of December to 28th of February in the following year. The fish and fishing gears are then …

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Capture fishery practices and regulations in Mauritius

Credit:Emrith Vinesh (Mauritius) The gear used for fishing is known as large net. This net has a maximum length of 500m and made up of square meshes measuring not less than 9 cm when stretched diagonally and when the net is wet (According to the Fisheries and Marine Resources Act) It is prohibited to use the …

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