Ministry extends ban on fishing sea cucumber in Oman
February 10, 2019 | 2:22 PM
by Times News Service
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Muscat: The Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries (MoAF) has prohibited the fishing, possession, and circulation of sea cucumbers for two years. The move is based on Ministerial Decision No. 2019/25 issued on February 3.

According to Article 1 of the decision, fishing of sea cucumbers in all Omani fishing waters is prohibited for two years, starting from March 27.

Any type of handling of the sea cucumber is prohibited, whether by sale, possession, purchase, and storage during the embargo.

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