Fishing nets found in the protected marine area of Capo Gallo and Isola delle Femmine
The Coast Guard men confiscated 150 meters of gillnets and 120 meters of longline found in the marine protected area of Isola delle Femmine (Pa).
The fishing gear was without warnings, and represented a serious danger to the safety of navigation. The seized material will be destroyed.
Fishing in the marine area is prohibited without any derogation.
The patrol activity of the Coast Guard, to protect the marine and coastal environment, will continue in the next few days and particular attention will be paid to the supervision of the stretches of sea within the Marine Protected Area of Capo Gallo – Isola delle females, where fishing is permanently prohibited, due to the particular value and relevance of the sites included in the protected area.
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