Posted: Thursday, February 11, 2021. 3:08 pm CST.
By BBN Staff: The Fisheries Department informed everyone that the lobster season will close on February 15 and will remain closed until midnight of June 14, 2021.
Any person found in possession of lobster during the said closed season will be prosecuted in accordance with Section 3(1) (b) of the Fisheries Regulation, Chapter 210 of the Subsidiary Laws of Belize Revised Edition 2000-2003.
The Fisheries Department also reminds that lobster traps should be removed from fishing grounds during the closed fishing season.
The Department says that it will be actively enforcing the removal of traps from the waters during this period.
You can report illegal fisheries activity by calling telephone number: 224-4552 or by email: [email protected]
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