Goa fisheries department announces annual fishing ban from June to July

The Goa department of fisheries has announced the annual fishing ban through a notification issued on Thursday. Goa will observe a fishing ban from June to Jul, a period of 61 days.

However, registered motorised canoes using only gill nets are allowed to fish during the ban period. The ban mostly  impacts operations of fishing trawlers. The ban is observed to allow the fish to breed.