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Thursday, 12 April 2012 00:00

The Ministry of Forestry, Fisheries & Sustainable Development and Belize Fisheries Department advises the public that in accordance to the Fisheries Act (Chapter 210, revised edition 2003), that the SEA CUCUMBER FISHING SEASON is OFFICALLY CLOSED as of April 13, 2012.  This is as a result of the filling of the fishing quota for the fishing season 2012.

Therefore, no person shall take in the waters of Belize or buy, sell or have in his possession SEA CUCUMBER. Any person, who contravenes any of the provisions of the Fisheries Act shall be liable on summary conviction as stipulated in the Act.

Furthermore, the Belize Fisheries Department takes this opportunity to remind the public that any person(s), who engages in any fishing activity shall abide to the Fisheries Act. 
For further information, please contact the Fisheries Department at telephone number 224-4552 or 223-2623 and at email address: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .