Managed access of fisheries launched countrywide

Posted: June 13, 2016. 10:34 a.m. CST.

By Aaron Humes: Belize’s fishermen and others who enjoy the marine bounty are being asked to be e2e3aaed-7fbf-4d87-a2b1-1c7a9871d20amore careful about their usage as part of a program sponsored by the Fisheries Department.

Within eight broadly defined areas spanning the length of Belize’s coast, certain areas will be designated conservation zones where no fish and other marine products can be taken for commercial use.

Fisheries Administrator Beverly Wade explained that this is to safeguard continued access and allow favored species to replenish themselves.


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