Fishery concern

Pregnant kawakawa fish sold in markets across the country. Those found selling and fishing Kawakawa and Donu from now until September will be penalised. Picture: FT FILE/LUKE RAWALAI

WHILE there has been a traditional ban on the fishing of one species of kawakawa in the customary fishing grounds of Macuata, this is the first seasonal ban implemented by the Ministry of Fisheries on all species of grouper and coral trout. A statement from the World Wildlife Fund Pacific (WWF Pacific) said this was […]

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