Fishing industry warns of decline in fresh seafood

  • Nation
  • Tuesday, 23 Jun 2015

IPOH: Fresh seafood supplies will dwindle if the Government bans the use of trawl nets in Zone B (between 14.8km and 28km from the shore), the fishing industry has warned.

A spokesman for the Malaysia Fish Industries General Association said since most quality seafood was sourced in Zone B, the ban would affect the supply and result in the country importing it from other countries at higher cost.

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