Shrimp ban begins in Pacific waters
Wednesday, March 12, 2014, 02:20 (GMT + 9)
The National Committee on Fisheries and Aquaculture (Conapesca) announced the start of the fishing ban for all species of shrimp in marine waters of the Pacific Ocean since Monday 10 March.
According to the new rules, the measure applies in the marine waters of the Pacific Ocean coast, from the border with the United States, including the Gulf of California to the southern boundary of the state of Nayarit and estuarine waters of the lagoon systems, marshes and bays of Baja California Sur, Sonora, Sinaloa and Nayarit.
While in marine waters from the border between the states of Nayarit and Jalisco, and in the state of Colima estuarine lagoon systems, the closure will rule from 13 March, except for marine federal waters of the Gulf of Tehuantepec.
Meanwhile, in the marine federal waters of the Gulf of Tehuantepec the ban shrimp is to begin on 28 March, as the agreement pu... FULL STORY