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New Agriculturist: In pictures - Net improvement for Lake Victoria: Bad nets
 
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Net improvement for Lake Victoria

Bad nets
  • Fisherman
  • Iceman
  • Safe hands
  • Fish fillet
  • Bad nets
  • Confiscation
  • Too small
  • Local trade
  • Inspection

Bad nets

Many fish illegally, ignoring rules on fishing methods by using the wrong type of net or too small a mesh size, and confident that authorities will not apprehend or punish them. Fish stocks - especially of the highest value Nile Perch - are in decline as large numbers of immature fish are removed from the lake.

 

 

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