Saturday, 16.12.2017
 Daily news from the Canaries and the islands' biggest English language newspaper on-line
Google+    
Daily news from the Canaries and the islands
   Daily news from the Canaries and the islands' biggest English language newspaper on-line

Fish poachers in Fuerteventura
The Environmental Protection Agency, in cooperation with the Fuerteventura police forces, have exposed and reported ten fish poachers. In Punta de los Pozos in Puerto del Rosario, two illegal fishermen were caught who have neither a hobby nor a private licence. They had caught 30 kilos of fish, especially parrotfish (vieja), with a net 30 metres long.


© Cabildo de Fuerteventura

line
21.11.2017 - Also in Punta PiedraCal, three fishermen used an 80-metre-long net with which they had already caught 32 kilos of fish, mainly parrotfish, out of the water. The third discovery took place in Montaña Roja in the municipality of La Oliva, within the CorralejoNaturePark.  Five men were denounced for illegal underwater fishing.  The catch and five harpoons were seized.  Fish and seafood poaching is punishable by fines of between €301 and €60,000.

 



Gallery: Fish poachers in Fuerteventura
 
 1 picture found: Go to gallery
News::
Daily News
Tenerife
Gran Canaria
Canary Islands
Spain
Features
What do you think?
Impressions

Canary Property Guide
ic media group