3-month fishing ban imposed in Visayan waters
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The Bureau Of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) has started implementing a three-month prohibition on certain fishing activities in the Visayan Sea. BFAR Regional Director for Western Visayas (BFAR-6) Remia Aparri said the prohibition of gathering of sardines, mackerel and herring started last November 17 and will last until February 2016. During the ceremonial kick-off of the ban in Estancia town in Northern Iloilo, Aparri said the three-month prohibition allows said fish species to reproduce in the 10,000-square kilometer body water.
Yap, T. (2015, November 23). 3-month fishing ban imposed in Visayan waters. Manila Bulletin, p. 19.
- Manila Bulletin