Belize City- The Fisheries Department reminds fishermen and the public that the Conch Season will be closed from July 01, 2018 to September 30, 2018. This is in accordance with Regulation 6 of the Subsidiary Regulations (Chapter 210’s of the Laws of Belize – Revised Edition 2003).
During the closed season, no person or establishment may have in possession any conch. Any person or establishment found in possession of conch during the closed season can be charged and prosecuted in a Court of Law in accordance to the Fisheries Regulations.
The public can inform the Department of Fisheries about any violations noted by either calling or emailing the department. The Fisheries Department can be reached by calling telephone numbers: 224-4552 or 223-2623. Emails can be send to: email@example.com.
The Department says that all information communicated to the Fisheries Department will be treated ‘with the strictest of confidence’.