Hake Fishing Closed Between Tumbes and Piura

28 March 2013, at 12:00am

PERU - Upon recommendation of the Instituto del Mar del Peru (IMARPE), the Ministry of Production has established a ban from Thursday, 28 March on fishing hake between the region of Tumbes and the area known as Punta La Negra (Piura Region).

Thus, it is forbidden to extract, transport and market hake.

Fishing for hake has been closed to allow time for the species to reproduce.

Those who violate the law will be punished pursuant to the Fisheries Act and the Amended Text Inspect Regulations and Penalties Fisheries and Aquaculture (RISPAC).