Economy November 16, 2016 | 3:35 pm

Environment says fishing in dams has to change

Santo Domingo.- The Environment Ministry hasits eyes on fishing, specifically how it’s done in the country’s numerous dams,because fishermen employ methods that destroy biodiversity in those bodies ofwater.

Environment m inister Francisco Domínguezsaid fishermen even resort to using old refrigerators for fish, and stressedthat the activity is done without any control.

"At the moment we’re in a process ofdiscussion with the Dominican Fisheries and Aquaculture Council (Codopesca) toestablish new systems of fishing," the official said.

He said that although fishing is a source of income,inadequate practices won’t be allowed.

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