CLOSED SEASON: CONCH AND PARROTFISHWednesday 1st July 2020
From July 1st, Conch and Parrotfish (Chub) are in Closed Season.
The Antigua & Barbuda Fisheries Division will be actively enforcing the Closed Season for all listed species. All fishers, vendors, restaurants and retailers are advised that it is illegal for a person to fish for, take, place for sale, purchase or have in possession any of the listed species during the closed season.
Failure to comply carries a maximum fine of EC$50,000. Please also note that the use of a local vessel for fishing without registration carries a maximum fine of EC$100,000. We ask all stakeholders to please adhere to the fisheries rules and regulations which help to secure sustainable fisheries for all.
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