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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 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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