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Fisheries Administrative Order No. 188 promulgating regulations governing the operation of commercial fishing boats in Philippine waters using tuna purse seine nets.

Country/Territory
Philippines
Document type
Regulation
Date
1993
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Fisheries
Keyword
Marine fisheries Fishery management and conservation Fishing vessel Mesh
Geographical area
Asia, South-Eastern Asia
Entry into force notes
This Administrative Order enters into force 15 days after its publication in the Official Gazette.
Abstract

This Administrative Order prohibits commercial fishing boats from using tuna purse seine nets with a mesh size less than three and a half inches in order to protect fishery resources in Philippine waters.

Full text
English
Website
www.tanggol.org

References - Legislation

Implements

Presidential Decree on Fisheries 1975 (No. 704 of 1975).

Legislation | Philippines | 1976 | Repealed

Keyword: Basic legislation, Institution, Marine fisheries, Inland fisheries, Special fund, Credit, International trade, Internal trade, Enforcement/compliance, Offences/penalties, Cartilaginous fishes, Fishing authorization

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Amends

Fisheries Administrative Order No. 155 regulating the use of fine meshed nets in fishing.

Legislation | Philippines | 1986

Keyword: Marine fisheries, Marine fishes, Mesh, Offences/penalties

Source: FAO, FAOLEX