Training for Awareness on Grouper Fishery and Export Regulation of the Maldives
The training was held on the 4th of July at the Customs Training Centre and a total of 33 officials from the Maldives Customs Services, Maldives Police Services and MNDF participated. Participants were briefed on the current status of the fishery, the need for management measures and the recently gazetted Grouper Regulations. Participants were then instructed on how to identify the most commonly caught grouper species. The Grouper Fishery and Export Regulation will come into effect from the 26th of August 2013.