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Prahok season begins

The Agriculture Ministry’s Fisheries Administration yesterday said that prahok makers should rush to produce fermented fish paste and smoked fish as catches are currently high. Eng Chea San, director general for the Fishery Administration, said that in the 2019-2020 fishing season, water from Tonle Sap lake ...

Pech Sotheary
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50667520/prahok-season-begins/

Fishing season begins with ministry calling for permits

Fishing season has officially begun and the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries has encouraged people to apply for permits and respect the law as they set lures, nets and traps to catch their haul. The 2019-20 fishing season varies between five to eight months ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/fishing-season-begins-ministry-calling-permits

Illegal fishing crackdown on Chomrouk lake

Fisheries administration officials and local authorities on Saturday cracked down on banned types of fishing along Chomrouk lake in Kampong Cham province and seized fishing nets, wooden poles and various types of fish, the provincial police said. ...

Or Sreypich
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50526758/illegal-fishing-crackdown-on-chomrouk-lake/

Crackdown nets more than one tonne of fish

Authorities in Tboung Khmum province’s O’raing Ov district on Wednesday seized several kilometres of small-hole fishing nets, bamboo poles and more than one tonne of small fish during a crackdown on illegal fishing on Kapit lake, according to officials.​ ...

Pav Suy
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50526429/crackdown-nets-more-than-one-tonne-of-fish/

Crackdown on illegal fishing in Tonle Sap

Pursat provincial police and fishery administration officials cracked down on a large scale illegal fishing operation along Tonle Sap lake and seized equipment including over 5,300 fishing nets in Kandieng district’s Raing Til commune. ...

Pech Sotheary
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50524750/crackdown-on-illegal-fishing-in-tonle-sap/

Ministry issues flood alert

The Ministry of Water Resources yesterday issued a flood alert in some provinces due to heavy rain while it also opened the gates of dams in Kampot and Battambang provinces to release excess water. ...

Sen David
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50511488/ministry-issues-flood-alert/

Fisheries income rises despite falling exports

Exports of fish fell in the first four months of 2017, but income from the fisheries sector increased by nearly half compared with the same period last year. According to an Agriculture Ministry report, income from the fisheries sector between January and April was $230,653, up ...

Sum Manet
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/38597/fisheries-income-rises-despite-falling-exports/

Fish yields rise, exports fall

The total export of fish products decreased in 2016 even though fish yields rose, causing income from the fisheries sector to drop by nearly a half compared with a year earlier. ...

Chea Vannak
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/34623/fish-yields-rise--exports-fall/

Drought prompts calls for fish farms, imports

The prolonged drought is raising fears that domestic fish supplies will be so depleted that the Kingdom may need to start importing fish to compensate for a shortfall at markets, officials said. ...

Chea Vannak
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/24523/drought-prompts-calls-for-fish-farms--imports/

Illegal tools of fishing trade go up in smoke

Fishery Administration officials in Kampong Chhnang province burned nearly 1,000 electric fishing nets and other devices yesterday morning in a ceremony capping off a provincial crackdown on illegal fishing equipment. ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/illegal-tools-fishing-trade-go-smoke

Dolphin found dead

The body of a 100-kilogram Irrawaddy dolphin from Cambodia was found dead in Vietnamese territory and repatriated to its home waters yesterday, officials said. Im Phat, deputy chief of the Fishery Administration in Takeo province’s Angkor Borei district, said two endangered freshwater Irrawaddy dolphins – fewer ...

Sen David
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/dolphin-found-dead-0

Farmers of crocodile say no to skin exports

Cambodian crocodile farmers prefer selling young live crocodiles directly rather than raising crocodiles and selling their skins for export as they believe there is no market, despite officials encouraging crocodile farming for skin exports. Heng Chheng, a crocodile farmer from Battambang, has raised crocodiles since 1984. ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/2013030761796/Business/farmers-of-crocodile-say-no-to-skin-exports.html

Hun Sen probes fishing lots' irregular bids

Prime Minister Hun Sen on Monday ordered Agriculture Minister Chan Sarun to explain irregularities that have taken place in the bidding process for licenses to operate fishing lots around the Tonle Sap lake. The order was carried out after Mr Hun Sen received a report from ...

Farmers respond to lobster price hikes

As prices continue to climb for freshwater lobster, farming of the crustacean in Cambodia is increasing. A kilogram of top-quality lobster sells for about US$30, up from $10 in 2005, according to lobster farmers. The government is seeking to foster new growth in Cambodia’s wild ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2011090651474/Business/farmers-respond-to-lobster-price-hikes.html

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