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Andhra trawler seized for entering no-fishing zone in Rushikulya

10/11/2021 at 12:39 PM

Khallikote, Nov 10: The forest officials have seized a trawler for entering the no-fishing zone in Rushikulya river mouth in Ganjam district.

The officials have detained 8 persons in this connection.

According to the report, a trawler with 8 members onboard from Andhra Pradesh was fishing illegally in the no-fishing zone in Rushikulya river.

Acting on a tip-off, the forest officials conducted a raid and seized the trawler.

Worth mentioning, during the nesting season of Olive ridley, some specific areas are declared as no-fishing zones to protect the endangered species.

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