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Turkey: Fishermen in the Mediterranean start to close the season early

Turkiye
Published Apr 4, 2022

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Fishermen in the Mediterranean started to close the season early. MERSİN The fishermen, who went hunting with large and small boats in the Erdemli district of Mersin, started to close the season without waiting for the fishing ban, due to the decrease in fish population, especially jellyfish and skateboards, and the increase in costs. Fishermen in Mersin, which has an important income source from agriculture and tourism as well as fishing, had a difficult time this season.

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Fishermen in the Mediterranean start to close the season early MERSIN The fishermen, who went hunting with large and small boats in the Erdemli district of Mersin, started to close the season without waiting for the fishing ban due to the decrease in the fish population, especially the jellyfish and skateboard, and the increase in costs. Fishermen in Mersin, which has an important income source from agriculture and tourism as well as fishing, had a difficult time this season. The fish population has decreased in recent months due to the harsh winter conditions in the Mediterranean Sea, the constant storm and the changing direction of the currents, the density of jellyfish and the emergence of skateboarding. The fishermen, who could not afford their expenses, started to close the season, which will end on April 15, early. Many fishermen in Erdemli stopped by pulling their boats to the shelter. It has been noted that the white gel-like layer that makes hunting impossible, which is ...
Source: Sondakika
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