LOBSTER FISHERY CLOSED

EFFECTIVE DATE:

March 1, 2022 - August 1, 2022 (both days inclusive)



CLOSED SEASON REGULATIONS:

No person shall:

  • fish for,

  • remove from the fishery waters,

  • give,

  • or at any time have in his or her possession,

  • expose for sale; sell or purchase any lobster or lobster parts when the lobster fishery is closed.

(According to the Fisheries Act Cap 7.15 of the Revised Laws of Saint Lucia]

REPORT ANY PERSON FOUND DURING THE CLOSED SEASON:

  • harvesting,

  • selling,

  • purchasing,

  • consuming,

  • or in possession of lobsters.

REPORT TO:

  • Department of Fisheries Tel #: 468-4135,

  • Marine Police at Tel #: 456-3871,

  • or your District Police Station.

Failure to comply with the lobster conservation measures is subject to a fine of EC $5000.00.




DEPARTMENT OF FISHERIES

Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries, Food Security and Rural Development