Dozen 'hulbot' fishers caught
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Twelve men were arrested for illegal fishing in the seawaters of Barangay Gahit, E.B. Magalona, Negros Occidental, police said. The men were using Danish seines, or hulbot nets, when chanced upon by joint elements of Negros Occidental Police Mobile Force Company’s Task Force Lawod, E.B. Magalona police station and Provincial Environment Management Office around 8:15 a.m. on Thursday. Hulbot fishing contributes to the destruction of marine habitats, according to the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources.
Garde, C., & Singuay, M. (2018, August 18). Dozen 'hulbot' fishers caught. Panay News, pp. 2, 14.
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Fishers; Illegal fishing; Boat seines; Fishing; FAO Code of Conduct for Responsible Fisheries; Fishery regulations; Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR); Task Force Lawod; Amit, Gary; Arroyo, Joery; Sirad, Dante; Sirad, Dione; Balana, Angeles; Tacio, Ronel; Arroyo, Romel; Arriola, Arnel; Balana, Arnel; Arroyo, Sunny; Guadalupe, Ricky Boy; Panique, Teopido; Guadalupe, Ronel Jr.
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