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Goliath grouper caught with a hook stick in San Pedro #524985
08/06/17 06:22 AM
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Goliath grouper caught with a hook stick in San Pedro

This grouper went to serve many mouths for a fund raising event. Photo by Itzy Rivero.
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Re: Goliath grouper caught with a hook stick in San Pedro [Re: Marty] #524991
08/06/17 09:52 AM
08/06/17 09:52 AM
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Enjoy the picture because soon that's all there will be is pictures

Re: Goliath grouper caught with a hook stick in San Pedro [Re: Marty] #524992
08/06/17 01:26 PM
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Sad to say we have seen the fish stock depleted greatly over the last 10 years.

Re: Goliath grouper caught with a hook stick in San Pedro [Re: dabunk] #525000
08/06/17 06:46 PM
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Originally Posted by Welland
Enjoy the picture because soon that's all there will be is pictures

Originally Posted by dabunk
Sad to say we have seen the fish stock depleted greatly over the last 10 years.


Correct, pictures of development, miles of shore line where mangroves have been removed, dredging of the sea bed to "manufacture land", pollution from increase in boat traffic and all the sewage and garbage disposal from the huge increase in population.
Begs the question: "Have the fish stocks been depleted, or have the fish just gone to a better place in the ocean?"
Strange that for so many, so many, years people of the island were sustained by the fish and seafood the ocean provided.
Anyway, nice picture. Hope all enjoyed the fish.
Now if I were to make a comment similar to the two above, I would use a picture of my condo and golf cart as opposed to a local catching a fish to eat and feed his friends.

Last edited by bywarren; 08/06/17 07:07 PM.
Re: Goliath grouper caught with a hook stick in San Pedro [Re: Marty] #525790
09/12/17 01:16 PM
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Not endangered, not protected, not illegal to take, what's the issue?

Re: Goliath grouper caught with a hook stick in San Pedro [Re: Marty] #525793
09/12/17 01:42 PM
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Bywarren my house is 8 miles from the sea and not a mangrove was hurt in its building. And no go carts for me. We buy our fish at the market like every other Belizean from Belizean fisherman. So preconceived notions are usually wrong.

Last edited by dabunk; 09/12/17 01:57 PM.
Re: Goliath grouper caught with a hook stick in San Pedro [Re: cracked up] #525914
09/18/17 10:37 PM
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Originally Posted by cracked up
Not endangered, not protected, not illegal to take, what's the issue?


The goliath grouper is entirely protected from harvest and is recognized as an endangered species the World Conservation Union

Re: Goliath grouper caught with a hook stick in San Pedro [Re: Marty] #526193
10/05/17 01:48 PM
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