10 illegal fishing nets seized in Tg Tuan waters

Fishing nets are deadly threat to marine life and can damage the corals that exist in the waters. – AFP pic, February 5, 2021.

A TOTAL of 10 illegal fishing nets were seized by the Negri Sembilan Fisheries Department following an operation conducted around Tg Tuan, Port Dickson, last Monday.

Its director Halimi Abu Hanip said it is an offence to install the nets in the waters off Tg Tuan as the area had been gazetted as a prohibited fishing area under the Fisheries Act 1985.

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