Poachers haul - half was undersize

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October 19, 2018

 

ACTING Director of Fisheries Edison Deleveaux yesterday estimated that more than 20,000 to 30,000 pounds each of fishery products were on board two of the three Dominican vessels that were apprehended by the Royal Bahamas Defence Force over the weekend.
The count on the third vessel had not been completed up to press time. However, Marine Resources Minister Michael Pintard added that a “tremendous amount of undersized products” are among the Dominicans’ catch, with Mr Deleveaux approximating that more than 50 percent of the catch consisted of undersized lobsters and groupers...

ACTING Director of Fisheries Edison Deleveaux yesterday estimated that more than 20,000 to 30,000 pounds each of fishery products were on board two of the three Dominican vessels that were apprehended by the Royal Bahamas Defence Force over the weekend.

The count on the third vessel had not been completed up to press time. However, Marine Resources Minister Michael Pintard added that a “tremendous amount of undersized products” are among the Dominicans’ catch, with Mr Deleveaux approximating that more than 50 percent of the catch consisted of undersized lobsters and groupers...

 

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News date : 10/19/2018    Category : Caribbean News, Crime, Tribune Stories

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