74th anniversary

BFAR, celebrates 74th Anniversary, underscores awareness against illegal fishing

Earlier today, the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources celebrated ITS 74th anniversary nationwide.

During its celebration, BFAR Region XI, which commemorated the event at the People’s Park in Davao City, underscored its campaign against illegal fishing.

Aside from this, the agency also implemented a close season in the Davao Gulf which prohibits commercial fishing for 3 months to enable the fishes to reproduce.

According to the official, those who will be apprehended for illegal fishing and dynamite fishing will be fined of up to 10 to 50 thousand pesos and can also serve a jail time.



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