This is your last weekend to enjoy those delicious conch ceviche, conch soup, conch fritters and all those delicious conch dishes as the conch season is set to close for three months effective Tuesday, July 1, 2014.
The Belize Fisheries Department issued a press release informing the general public that the conch season will be closed effective July 1st and it will remain closed until midnight of September 30th. As a reminder, we note that failure to comply with the close season will result in prosecution in court under Regulation 3 (1) (b) of the Fisheries Regulations, Chapter 210 of the Subsidiary Laws of Belize R.E. 2003.
The Department hereby makes a special appeal to fishers and the public, to uphold the Fisheries Regulations in regards to conch and other marine products, and urges all responsible citizens to call the Department at 224-4552 / 203-2623 to report any infractions. The Department can also be reached by e-mail: [email protected] or [email protected]. The public is assured that all information communicated to the Fisheries Department will be treated with the strictest of confidence!