The Fisheries Administration of the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries has imposed 2023 fishing bans for all fishing zones in Cambodia.
The recently released ban is applicable for all fishing zones in the provinces of Kampong Chhnang, Pursat, Battambang, Pailin, Banteay Meanchey, Siem Reap, Oddar Meanchey, Preah Vihear, Rattanakiri, Mondulkiri, Kratie, Thbong Khmum, Kampong Cham, and Kampong Thom from June 1 to Sept. 30.
This banning period also applies to the north of Chaktomuk River in Phnom Penh capital and Kandal province.
The fishing zones in the provinces of Prey Veng, Svay Rieng, Takeo and Kampong Speu, and the south of Chaktomuk River in Phnom Penh and Kandal province will be closed from July 1 to Oct. 31.
During the periods banned, fishing activities with any kinds of gear, except the family ones, are not allowed in order to preserve the fish resources in Cambodia.
Source: Agence Kampuchea Presse