Climate change, overfishing lead to smaller catches in Terengganu

Diyana Ibrahim

Traditional fishermen at Tok Jembal beach, Terengganu lament that their catch has declined drastically since January. – The Malaysian Insight pic, May 19, 2023.

THE price of fish has skyrocketed at the marketplace due to climate change and uncontrolled fishing activities, a marine researcher from Universiti Malaysia Terengganu (UMT) said.

Fishing technology machinery and fisheries ecology senior lecturer Mohd Fazrul Hisam Abd Aziz said these factors have caused the fish hauls in Terengganu waters to decline.

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