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Name: Fisheries (Nassau Grouper Protection) Regulations, 2009 (S.I. No. 49 of 2009).
Country: Belize
Subject(s): Fishers
Type of legislation: Regulation, Decree, Ordinance
Adopted on: 2009-04-01
Entry into force:
ISN: BLZ-2009-R-91369
Bibliography: Legislation on-line Legislation on-line FAOLEX (Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations) PDF PDF (consulted on 2012-10-15)
Abstract/Citation: These Regulations provide for the protection of Epinephelus striatus. They prohibit the taking of such fish in a specified period of each year and prescribe the size of fish that may be caught. They further, among other things, make exemptions for traditional fishing, include in the prohibitions the having in possession and sale of this fish species and prohibit the taking in the waters of Belize, or purchase, sale or having in possession of parrot fish.
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