Shark catching season closed

Port Blair
24 Apr 2017

It has come to notice that some fishing boats registered with Fisheries Department are still engaging in catching of sharks. In view of closed fishing season for shark fishing from April  to May 31, it is once again brought to the notice of the owners of  all classes of fishing vessel, not to engage in shark fishing activity during the specified closed fishing season in A&N waters. Any violation by the owners of the vessels will be viewed seriously and action as per  rules shall be taken.