The Cabinet of Ministers has made changes to the “Rules of fishing for fish and other aquatic bioresources”. The list of documents required for quota fishing is adapted to the “Law of the Republic of Azerbaijan on Licenses and Permits”.
This ReportDirector of the Biological Resources Research Center of the Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources, Doctor of Biological Sciences, Professor Mehman Akhundov said.
He noted that, unlike the previous rules, the deadline for receiving applications for quota for fishing under the new rules has been extended until April 1. This will lead to an increase in the number of applicants and a more efficient use of the quota by subjects.
“Other changes are related to fishing periods. In the previous regulations, fishing in all reclamation reservoirs was allowed throughout the year, but in the new regulations, a ban on fishing was applied in those reservoirs from May 1 to September 1. will serve the spawning of young and, as a result, the increase of fish stocks”.
According to M.Akhundov, according to the new rules, the use of pelagic nets of different depths for eel fishing, and at the same time the removal of the name of the eel from the “Red Book” was allowed for its industrial fishing in the Kura River and reclamation reservoirs.