Posted: Thursday, June 28, 2018. 4:11 p.m. CST.
By BBN Staff: The Fisheries Department today issued a reminder to all fishermen and the public that the Conch Season will be closed from July 1 to September 30, 2018.
This is in accordance with Regulation 6 of the Subsidiary Regulations (Chapter 210’s of the Laws of Belize – Revised Edition 2003).
The public is reminded that no person or establishment shall have in possession any conch during the closed season.
Any person or establishment found in possession of conch during the closed season will be charged and prosecuted in a Court of Law in accordance to the Fisheries Regulations.
The Fisheries Department advises the public to report any illegal fishing activity by calling telephone numbers: 224-4552 or 223-2623.
The Department can also be reached by e-mail at [email protected]fisher
The public is assured that all information given to the Fisheries Department will be treated with the strictest of confidence.
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