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Fisheries Administrative Order No.163 prohibiting the operation of "Muro-Ami" and "Kayakas" in all Philippine waters.

Country/Territory
Philippines
Document type
Regulation
Date
1986
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Fisheries
Keyword
Marine fisheries Marine fishes Fishing gear/fishing method
Geographical area
Asia, South-Eastern Asia
Entry into force notes
This Order enters into force on 4 December 1986.
Abstract

Muro-ami or Kayakas is a Japanese fishing gear used in reef fishing which devastates marine life (sect. 1). It shall be prohibited to operate muro-ami and kayakas in catching fish and fishery/aquatic products in all Philippine waters except for scientific, educational or research purposes (sect. 2). Section 4 contains penal provisions.

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Legislation | Philippines | 1976 | Repealed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