Illegal fishing rebounds in Lake Victoria: officials

DAR ES SALAAM, May 23 (Xinhua) -- Senior fisheries officials from Tanzania, Kenya and Uganda on Monday raised an alarm saying illegal fishing has rebounded in Lake Victoria shared by the three east African countries.

Speaking in a meeting that brought together fisheries officials from the three countries, Emmanuel Bulayi, the director of fisheries in Tanzania's Ministry of Livestock and Fisheries, said between 25 percent and 30 percent of fishermen that are arrested in connection with illegal fishing in the lake are found with catches of immature fish.

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