Shark fishing ban in UAE starting February 1

 

Shark fishing ban in UAE starting February 1

Dubai - The ban is pursuant to the Ministerial Decree No. 500.

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Published: Wed 31 Jan 2018, 4:03 PM

Last updated: Wed 31 Jan 2018, 8:31 PM

UAE's Ministry of Climate Change & Environment announced a ban on shark fishing on Wednesday.
According to a statement posted on Instagram, the ministry said that shark fishing is banned during the period from February 1 until June 30, coinciding with their breeding season.
The ban is pursuant to the Ministerial Decree No. 500 for the year 2014 on Regulating the Fishing and Trading of Sharks.


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