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South Korea: 7 fish species, including blue crab, will be banned from this month

Published Jun 8, 2022

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Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries urges all fishermen and fishermen to observe compliance The Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries announced that the taboo season for seven fish species, including blue crab, male snow crab, and octopus, will start from this month. The Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries has established and is operating a prohibited period during which neither fishermen nor the general public can catch or collect specific aquatic resources for a certain period of time in accordance with the Fisheries Resources Management Act to protect young fish and spawning mother fish. A total of 44 species of fish and shellfish has been set and operated. This month, the taboo season for 7 fish species including blue crab, male snow crab, and octopus begins. Male snow crabs cannot be caught for 6 months from November 1st to November 30th, and blue crabs cannot be caught for 3 months from 21st August to August 20th. However, in some areas of the West Sea 5 Islands, the spawning period for blue crabs is delayed, so the period from July 1 to August 31 is set as a prohibited period. In addition, the catch of blue crabs with eggs outside, also known as oysteroid blue crabs, is prohibited throughout the year to protect resources. Octopuses cannot be caught for one month from the 1st to the 30th.

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Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries urges all fishermen and anglers to comply The Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries announced that the taboo season for seven fish species, including blue crab, male snow crab, and octopus, will start from this month. The Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries has established and is operating a prohibited period during which neither fishermen nor the general public can catch or collect specific aquatic resources for a certain period of time in accordance with the Fisheries Resources Management Act to protect young fish and spawning mother fish. A total of 44 species of fish and shellfish has been set and operated. This month, the taboo season for 7 fish species including blue crab, male snow crab, and octopus begins. Male snow crabs cannot be caught for 6 months from November 1st to November 30th, and blue crabs cannot be caught for 3 months from 21st August to August 20th. However, in some areas of the West Sea 5 Islands, the spawning period for blue ...
Source: Susantimes
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