The public is informed that the opening of Shark season is from November 1st, 2017 to July 31st, 2017.

Any person who contravenes any of the provision of the Fisheries Act, commits an offence and shall be liable on summary conviction.

The Fisheries Department hereby makes a special appeal to and urges responsible citizens to call 224-4552/203-2623, email [email protected] or Crime Stoppers Belize at 0-800-922-TIPS (8477) to report any Fisheries infractions. The Department assures that all information communicated will be treated in the strictest confidence.

This is all in accordance with Regulation of Statutory Instrument No. 78 of 2011 of the Fisheries Regulation.