The South China Sea waters to enter the fishing moratorium, including the Huangyan Island
the information Photo: fishermen in the ongoing operations in China
According to the Xinhua News Agency, Guangzhou, May 13 (Reporter Liang Ganghua) – reporters on the 13th from the Ministry of Agriculture, South China Sea Fisheries Board was informed that, starting at 12:00 on the May 16, the South China Sea Most of the waters will enter a period of two and a half fishing moratorium period. Then, at latitude 12 degrees north to Fujian and Guangdong waters boundary line of the South China Sea (including the North Bay), in addition to single-layer gill nets, fishing industry, prohibit the production of all other job types.
Ministry of Agriculture, the South China Sea Fisheries Bureau of the person in charge, located in the southernmost tip of the South China Sea area of ??about 820,000 square kilometers of the Nansha Islands and waters, because most of the south of latitude 12 degrees, so independent of the moratorium systems affected. Under the Ministry of Agriculture, fishing moratorium period, holds a the Nansha special fishing permit to the production of latitude 12 degrees south of the Nansha Islands fishing boats, fishing boats out of the Hong Kong report system must be strictly enforced, prohibit the fishing moratorium Sea production.
The official also said that Huangyan Island waters is located in the Dongsha Islands waters, located at latitude 15 degrees north, to control the scope of the moratorium system. However, if engaged in gill nets, fishing industry, that is not affected. Ouyang Hao,
Songtao Yang Deyun the reporter
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