Is Iloilo's illegal fishing drive effective?
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Iloilo Gov. Arthur Defensor Sr. said he wants to reassess the effectiveness of the campaign against illegal fishing, particularly the involvement of national government agencies. This, as illegal fishing, particularly super hulbot operation, continues to ravage the coastal waters of Northern Iloilo despite the enforcement of Republic Act 10654, which amended the Philippine Fisheries Code, since February 2015.
Conserva, L. H. (2017, July 07). Is Iloilo's illegal fishing drive effective? The Daily Guardian, pp. 2, 7.
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Illegal fishing; Coastal waters; Fishery regulations; Catching methods; Commercial fishing; Fishers; Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR); PNP Maritime Command (Maricom); Philippine Coast Guard (PCG); Philippine National Police (PNP); Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) - Region VI; Defensor, Arthur Sr.; Banias, Raul; Perez, Asis; Aparri, Remia
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