industrial fishing of sharks could be banned in colombian territorial waters

by | Jan 20, 2023

Bill that bans shark, ray and chimaera fishing as well as shark finning in Colombian waters approved

The proposal presented to the Colombian Senate by Senator Miguel Angel Barreto Castillo and his colleague Andrea Padilla Villagra was approved in first debate with a total of 12 votes in favor.

In its specific wording, the proposal prohibits the finning and industrial fishing of cartilaginous fish, such as sharks, rays and chimaeras in the entire territorial sea of Colombia. See the complete news in detail by following this link.