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Mauritius: The seine fishing brings over thirty-five tons of fish in its nets




Mauritius: The seine fishing brings over thirty-five tons of fish in its nets
The traditional seine fishing in the lagoons of Mauritius, which has taken over in early March between 6 am and 6 p.m. depending on the tides, after five months of break, has been so far abundant for sea professionals.
 
Fishermen and brought back 35.5 tons in their nets.
 
As a reminder, seine fishing is done in teams. Fishermen who practice it team up cooperatively.
 
Each fishery is composed of ten people and has the right to use 500 meters of nets, according to the laws in force in Mauritius.
 
Two kinds of nets are used for seine fishing: a first that is thrown on sandy bottoms to take fish and a second, called "lasenn canard", made ​​of bamboo pieces and drift to capture mules.



Fabrice François


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