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Sea eggs in October, but divers need licence


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Sea eggs in October, but divers need licence

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BARBADIAN FISHERMEN will soon be able to dive for sea eggs again, but they must be licensed and registered.

According to a release from the Ministry of Agriculture, Food, Fisheries and Water Resource Management, the current sea egg closed season will end next Wednesday.

Persons who wish to harvest sea eggs during its open season, which runs from October 1 to 31, must be registered and licensed by the Chief Fisheries Officer of the Fisheries Division of the Ministry.

The licence to harvest sea eggs will only be valid during the open season

A new sea egg closed season will commence on November 1, 2015.

The delicacy had been off the menu for several years as moves were made to protect the declining sea urchin population. (BGIS)

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