On the morning of February 25th, the Zhejiang Provincial Department of Agriculture and Rural Affairs, the Provincial Public Security Department, and the Provincial Market Supervision Administration jointly held a video conference on the deployment of the eight major water systems in Zhejiang Province for the first fishing ban. management work.

  The eight major river basins where fishing is prohibited include: Qiantang River, Oujiang River, Jiaojiang River, Yongjiang River, Tiaoxi River, Canal, Feiyun River and Aojiang River, involving 8 main streams and 64 tributaries, with a total of more than 1,030 kilometers.

  Among the eight major water systems, the Tiaoxi River and the main stream of the Beijing-Hangzhou Grand Canal are prohibited from fishing throughout the year, and the fishing prohibition time for other water systems is unified from 0:00 on March 1 to 24:00 on June 30.

  This time, the eight major water systems mainly prohibit all other methods of operation except recreational fishing.

  Prohibited areas and prohibited periods refer to the protection of fishery resources, in accordance with relevant laws and regulations, in the spawning grounds, feeding grounds, wintering grounds and migration grounds of important fish, shrimp, crabs, shellfish, algae, and other important aquatic organisms Channels, which stipulate the scope and time for which fishing is prohibited or restricted.

  According to Article 340 of the "Criminal Law": Violating the laws and regulations on the protection of aquatic resources, fishing for aquatic products in prohibited areas, fishing periods or using prohibited tools and methods, if the circumstances are serious, shall be sentenced to fixed-term imprisonment of not more than three years, criminal detention, public surveillance or a fine .

Live Q&A

Q: What penalties will be imposed if fishing is carried out in violation of the regulations in prohibited areas and periods?

  Answer: Confiscate the catch and illegal income, and impose a fine of less than 50,000 yuan; if the circumstances are serious, the fishing gear will be confiscated and the fishing license will be revoked; if the circumstances are particularly serious, the fishing boat will be confiscated; if a crime is constituted, criminal responsibility shall be investigated according to law.

Q: If I violate the regulations during the fishing ban period to carry fishing gear that is prohibited from operating on the boat, what will be the penalty?

  A: The catch, illegal income and fishing gear will be confiscated, and a fine of less than 50,000 yuan will be imposed.

Q: Will I be held criminally responsible if I violate the regulations on prohibited areas and fishing periods?

  Answer: Anyone who violates the regulations on the protection of aquatic resources and fishes aquatic products in a prohibited area or period or using prohibited tools or methods, and is suspected of any of the following circumstances, will be transferred to the judicial organ according to law:

  1. Illegal fishing of more than 500 kilograms of aquatic products or the value of more than 5,000 yuan in inland waters;

  2. Illegal fishing of aquatic animal fry and broodstock with important economic value, or fishing for aquatic products in an aquatic germplasm resource reserve, with a value of more than 50 kilograms or more than 500 yuan in inland waters;

  3. Fishing with prohibited tools or prohibited methods in prohibited fishing areas;

  4. Fishing with prohibited tools or prohibited methods during the fishing prohibition period;

  5. Other serious circumstances.

  Fishing Prohibition Report Tel: 967201

  (Headquarters reporter Fei Fan and Jiang Shuo)

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