Fiji Time: 8:02 PM on Thursday 17 August

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / News

Warning against moving American reptile

By Serafina Qalo
Tuesday, February 11, 2014

Update: 12:48PM THE Biosecurity Authority of Fiji (BAF) has reiterated its warning about transporting American iguanas from areas of Taveuni to other parts of Fiji.

The warning follows the extension of the Declaration of Biosecurity Emergency Areas of American iguana for another six months.

BAF executive chairman Xavier Khan said the Biosecurity Emergency Declaration on American iguana has been put in place to control the spread of the pest.

Anyone found carrying or breeding the iguanas can be fined $40,000 for an individual.

The iguanas are found on Qamea, Taveuni, Matagi and Laucala islands.

 

 

 

 








Fiji Times Front Page Thumbnail

Kaila Front Page ThumbnailFiji Times & Kaila Frontpage PDF Downloads

Use the free Acrobat Reader to view.

Westpac
Code Inward TTs Outward TTs
CAD 0.63150.6125
JPY 55.724552.7245
GBP 0.38660.3786
EUR 0.42500.4130
NZD 0.69090.6579
AUD 0.63420.6092
USD 0.50200.4850

from

$0.00

Exchange Rate updated on 14th, August, 2017

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. Surprise hailstorm
  2. $330m kava market
  3. Trial hears of attempts to form new State
  4. The RFMF Band
  5. Scholarship allowance effective from August 1
  6. Long jail terms for farmers
  7. Buli wins for kids
  8. My Kana mobile app
  9. Farmers race against time
  10. Anaemia problem

Top Stories this Week

  1. Fijian dies in crash after fleeing crime scene Tuesday (15 Aug)
  2. Couple ties knot on REACH mobile bus Sunday (13 Aug)
  3. Families unite in grief Friday (11 Aug)
  4. Man 'run over' by car Tuesday (15 Aug)
  5. The leaping point Monday (14 Aug)
  6. A-G stop false infor Friday (11 Aug)
  7. Life in captivity Friday (11 Aug)
  8. Man stabs duo Wednesday (16 Aug)
  9. Nawai stops Tabuarua in the first round Monday (14 Aug)
  10. Mysterious calls after the murder Tuesday (15 Aug)