‘Palukso’ fishermen arrested in Carles
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Ten fishermen manning fishing vessel Michael were apprehended for illegal fishing in Barangay Piagao, Carles town. They were caught fishing using a modified drift trawl locally known as palukso two kilometers from the shoreline of the village – a violation of Section 95 of Republic Act 10654 (The Philippine Fisheries Code of 1998) banning the use of active gears in municipal waters. Owned by Samuel Dedales of Barangay Bulaqueña, Estancia town, the fishing vessel has no licenses, including the fishworkers and gears.
Nepomoceno, J. (2018, June 23). ‘Palukso’ fishermen arrested in Carles. Panay News, p. 4.
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