It was through the National Commission of Aquaculture and Fisheries who detailed that the date established to start the catches of crab, only off the coast of Sinaloa, would be from June 23 of this year.
Mazatlán, Sinaloa. – Authorities of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, announced through a statement that in response to requests for support made by riverine crab producers, the lifting of the ban was advanced. in waters of federal jurisdiction off the coast of Sinaloa.
It was through the National Aquaculture and Fisheries Commission (Conapesca), who detailed that the date established to start the catches of crab, only off the coast of Sinaloa, would be from June 23 of this year.
In accordance with the considerations of the National Institute of Fisheries and Aquaculture (Inapesca), the federal agency agreed that the closure period corresponding to the year 2021 be lifted for male organisms of blue or cuata, brown, green, warrior or jaibón and giant crab, black or guacho, exclusively in waters of federal jurisdiction off the coast of the state of Sinaloa.
Therefore, for both sexes of these species it is as of July 1, 2021, as established in the publication of the Official Gazette of the Federation.
The official document also indicates that it is forbidden to carry out activities within a kilometer around the mouths of the bays, both in the interior area and in the marine area, and that females that present sheep mass must be released and returned to the sea.
The statement specifies that the persons who breach or contravene the Agreement will be entitled to the sanctions established for the case by the General Law on Sustainable Fisheries and Aquaculture and other applicable legal provisions.