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Zhoushan lifts ban on fishing

Updated : 2021-08-02 (chinadaily.com.cn)

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A total of 2,716 fishing boats in Zhoushan, East China's Zhejiang province start working at 12 pm on Aug 1. [Photo/zhoushan.cn]

A total of 2,716 fishing boats in Zhoushan, East China's Zhejiang province started working at 12 pm on Aug 1, local media reported.

These fishing boats, which are allowed to catch fish on the sea like shrimp, yellow croakers, silvery pomfret, crabs, hairtails, and mackerels. Among them, portunid is the most popular.

The fishing ban period will continue for small stow boats in Zhoushan, running from 12 pm on May 1 to 12 pm on Aug 16, and for single-anchor stow boats, trawlers, as well as other fishing boats, running from 12 pm on May 1 to 12 pm on Sept 16.

In the first five months of the year, the total output of aquatic products in the city amounted to 543,800 metric tons. These aquatic products were mainly hairtails, crabs, cuttlefish, sleeve-fish, octopus, yellow croakers, and shrimp.

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Two Zhoushan residents pose for a photo with the fishing boats as they start sailing for the sea. [Photo/zhoushan.cn]