Calls for action as fish stocks depleteMasses of dead fish were found in central Quang Tri Province’s communes of Trieu Van, Trieu An, and Gio Ha, as well as in Cua Viet Township late last month. Fish stocks in Thua Thien-Hue, Nghe An, and Ha Tinh provinces have also been affected by unsustainable fishing practices. He said that he had seen many vessels from other provinces fishing in Quang Tri’s sea recently. Fishing vessels use electric pulse nets to catch fish, no fish, big or small, can survive under such a method,” he said. In March alone, Quang Binh discovered seven fishing vessels violating fishing rules, and seized 15 electric pulse fishing kits.
Source: VietNamNet News April 16, 2018 04:41 UTC