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Department of Fisheries issues a reminder

[Press Release] In accordance with the Fisheries Act Cap 7.15, the public is reminded of the various Fishery periods:

Closed Lobster Fishery: March 1, 2018 – August 1, 2018

Closed Sea Turtle Fishery: January 1, 2018 – September 30, 2018

Conch Fishery – Open year round (with conditions)

Crayfish Fishery – Extend closed period (Moratorium)

Sea Egg – Fishery opens ONLY when declared by the Fisheries Department

Sea Turtle nesting period : March 1, 2018 – November 30, 2018

Please note there are specific conditions that apply during the open period for each fishery.

For more information contact the Department of Fisheries @ 4684143, 468 4141, 725 1722 or email deptfish@govt.lc

Currently the:

Lobster Fishery is Closed
Sea Turtle Fishery is Closed
Crayfish Fishery is Closed
Sea Egg Fishery is Closed

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