Sunday, December 1, 2013

BREEF: Bahamas Government Announces Closed Season for ‘Endangered’ Nassau Grouper

By Bahamas Reef Environment Education Program: BREEF

The Bahamas Reef Environment Educational Foundation (BREEF) is pleased that the government has finally announced the three-month December 1 - February 28 closed season for the Nassau Grouper this winter, but further notes that it is time for the closed season on this highly-prized but endangered species to be fixed in our legislation, rather than having to wait on a Ministerial decree each year.“It is just a few days before the start of the closed season and Bahamians are just being notified of this important closure.

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