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Several arrested in Oman for fishing violations

Oman Sunday 19/December/2021 12:34 PM
By: Times News Service
Several arrested in Oman for fishing violations
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Muscat: Fisheries control teams in the Governorate of Dhofar caught a number of violators who were catching lobster outside season.

The Directorate General of of Agriculture Fisheries and Water Resources in Dhofar said: "The fisheries control team seized a private vehicle on the coast of Hadbeen, carrying lobster fish caught out of season."

In other case, "The fish control team, in cooperation with the Coast Guard Police, was able to seize a violating fishing boat with quantities of lobster caught outside the season in the Arabian Sea, adjacent to the state of Dhalkut."

The violators were arrested and the necessary legal measures were taken against them in this regard.