Ban on trawl net fishing from 2016

  • Nation
  • Monday, 03 Nov 2014

A sample "Pukat Rawa Sorong" (Trawl) which was detained.

KUANTAN: The use of trawl nets for fishing will be banned beginning in 2016, said Agriculture and Agro-based Industries Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob.

The ban will first be imposed within Zone B, which is between eight and 15 nautical miles (14.8km and 28km) from the shore, and may be extended further after discussions with fishermen associations and related agencies.

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