The Fisheries Department takes this opportunity to remind fishers and the public that in accordance with the Fisheries Regulation 24A (1), the Caribbean Spiny Lobster (Panulirus argus) fishing season remains closed until June 30th, 2021.

Any person found in possession of lobster during the said closed season will be prosecuted in accordance with the Fisheries Regulations, Chapter 210 of the Subsidiary Laws of Belize Revised Edition 2003 and the Fisheries Resources Act No. 7 of 2020.

The public is advised to report any illegal fisheries activity by calling telephone number: 224-4552 or by email: [email protected].


Reminder that the lobster close season is now March st to June 30th. During that period no one should have any lobsters in possession!!!.

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