Fishing activity

31 fishermen detained for illegal fishing in the olive ridley nesting area

Forestry staff arrested 31 fishermen for carrying out illegal fishing activities in the forbidden corridors of Gahirmatha Marine Sanctuary in Kendrapara District. Four seaworthy vessels used for fishing along the marine sanctuary were also seized by the forestry department’s patrol unit near the unmanned island of Babuballi yesterday, forestry officials said. Gahirmatha Marine Sanctuary is […]