Sabah to ban trawl fishing, catching juvenile fish


Jason Santos

Sabah is working to ban trawl fishing and the catching of juvenile fish to ensure a sustainable fish population and to prevent the destruction of coral reefs. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, September 3, 2019.

SABAH is working towards ensuring sustainable fish stock in its waters by banning the use of fishing trawlers to curb reef destruction and catching of juvenile fish, said state Agriculture and Food Industries Minister Junz Wong.

Several policies are currently being discussed by his ministry for a Sabah Agriculture Blueprint to be launched at the end of the year, he said.


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