Davao fishing industry largely complying with closed season - BFAR
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More than halfway into the implementation of the three-month fishing ban in the Davao Gulf which started in June, compliance has been 100% with no violators caught so far, according to the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources in Region 11 (BFAR-11). “We attribute this to the extensive information dissemination campaign we had since last year when the closed season was first implemented,” BFAR-11 Regional Director Fatma M. Idris said. She added: “There are no found violators... Our patrol vessels are operational in strategic positions.” The ban is intended to protect small pelagic fishes during their spawning season.
Carillo, C. A. (2015, July 22). Davao fishing industry largely complying with closed season - BFAR. BusinessWorld, p. S1/5.
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Fishery industry; Season regulations; Fishery regulations; Fishers; Fishery management; Milkfish culture; Livelihoods; Licences; Fishing rights; Illegal fishing; Fishery protection; City Fisheries and Aquatic Resource Management Council (CFARMC); Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR)-Region XI; Idris, Fatma M.; Aumentado, Fernando V.
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