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Fisheries Ordinance Changes meeting tonight

Providenciales, 10 Jul 2015 – A town meeting is on tonight at 6:30pm to discuss a litany of proposed changes to the fisheries ordinance. The meetings started since Wednesday in South Caicos and continue tonight at the Five Cays Community center where the ten topics will include: the ban on pelagic long-line fishing; a minimum and maximum size restriction for the Nassau Grouper; a minimum size for all snapper species, excluding red and black snappers; regulations for stone crab; a ban on commercial export of sharks and rays and the regulations governing the taking of Lion fish. Again that meeting is in Five Cays at 6:30pm.

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