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Bantay Dagat Nets 12 Groups of Illegal Fishers

Create: 08/18/2015 - 15:19
Bantay Dagat Nets 12 Groups of Illegal Fishers

ILOILO - Twelve of groups of illegal fishers have been arrested by the Iloilo Provincial Bantay Dagat Task Force off the coast of Concepcion here this week.

Bantay Dagat nets 12 groups of illegal fishers Reports from PO3 Charlie Asturias said that these fishermen were caught using fine mesh nets and active gears within the municipal waters of Concepcion, a direct violation of Sections 86 and 90 of Republic Act 8550, respectively.
 
These groups of illegal fishers were the following: 
 
Trawl Fishing
 
  • M/BCA Sadik - owned and operated by Elena Bontia, with pilot Custodio Desamero and 2 crews from Brgy. Polopiña, Concepcion
  • M/BCA Karen Joy - owned and operated by Dennis Gabayeron, with pilot Frances Olivar and 2 crews from Brgy. Maliog-liog, Concepcion
  • M/BCA Raymund - owned and operated by Rene Gabayeron, with pilot Jonathan Pasigna and 2 crews from Brgy. Bagongon, Concepcion
  • M/BCA Nohven - 0wned and operated by Rene Gabayeron, with pilot Boby Gabayeron and 2 crews from Brgy. Bagongon, Concepcion,
Cast Nets
 
  • M/BCA Hazel Grace - owned and operated by Daisy Penuela, with pilot Joven Morales and one crew from Carles
  • M/BCA Jwa Jwa - owned and operated by Judith Morales, with pilot Martin Ladera and one crew from Carles
  • M/BCA Sunshine 3 - owned and operated by Joemarie Mirasol, with pilot Rodolfo Mirasol and three crew from Carles
  • M/BCA Not Not - owned and operated by Rolando Morales with one crew from Estancia
  • M/BCA Aling - owned and operated by Elizabeth Lanak with pilot Allon Lanak and one crew from Estancia
 
Travil Fishing
 
  •  M/BCA Neneng Ruth - owned by Romeo Mosquera, with pilot Romar Canto and two crews from Brgy. Odiongan, San Dionisio
 
Drift Gillnets
 
  • M/BCA Sunshine 3 - owned by Joemarie Mirasol, with pilot Rodolfo Mirasol and three crews from Carles
 
Spare Fishing (Compressor)
 
  • M/BCA Justine - owned by Johnny Villarin, with pilot Julie Villarin and two crews or divers from Brgy. Polopiña, Concepcion
 
Asturias said the fishermen were currently in jail while their boats and fishing paraphernalia were confiscated by the task force.