Fishermen load nets onto their boats at Tongling port in Dongshan County, southeast China’s Fujian Province. A three-month seasonal fishing ban in the sea area south of 26.5 degrees north latitude was lifted on Saturday [1 August 2015]…Full Article: Xinhua Aug 2015
- The Pearl River has had seasonal fishing bans since 2011, while the Yangtze River area has been under a seasonal ban since 2002. The Pearl River ban affects ~115,000 fishermen as the river (China’s third-longest) runs more than 5,300 km and has over 1,300 sq. km of lakes.