Call to help stop marine poaching

2012-12-21 18:29

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Johannesburg - The custodians of South Africa's marine resources have asked holiday-makers to join the watchdog force against poaching during the festive season.

"In October and November this year alone, 143 391 units of abalone, which was around 16 tons, were confiscated."

Anyone who notices suspicious fishing activities may call DAFF's Fisheries Tip-off line on 028-313-2703 or 028-312-2609, contact the nearest police station, phone the CrimeStop line on 08600-10111 or the police emergency number on 10111.

Read more on:    conservation  |  marine life
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