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Friday, May 27, 2016

Mechanised fishing ban in Goa from June 1 to July 31

PANJIM: The Fisheries Department issued an order on Thursday imposing a 61-day long ban on mechanised fishing in Goa from June 1 to July 31.
Director Fisheries Shamila Monteiro said that government hereby prohibits fishing by fishing vessels fitted with mechanical means of propulsion and by means of trawl-net and purse-seine net, along the sea coast and the territorial waters of the State.
The ban has exempted fishing by registered motorised canoes using gill nets only and fitted with outboard or inboard motors.

Herald Goa News

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