The state government is looking beyond tightened enforcement to solve the rampant fish bombing activities in Sabah, says Datuk Junz Wong.
Fish Bombing Putting Marine Life, Divers In Danger, Says Expert
The dangerous practice of fish bombing is not letting up in Sabah any time soon.
Two Nabbed For Fish Bombing In Pulau Gaya
The Kota Kinabalu Marine Police Force (PPM) detained two men and seized a boat, on suspicion of being involved in fish bombing activities in Pulau Gaya on Friday (Nov 15).
Fish Bombing: These Fishermen Use Dynamite To Put Food On The Table
The coast of Malaysian Borneo is renowned for its coral reefs and world class diving. But because of plummeting fish stocks, local fishermen desperate for a catch are resorting to dangerous and illegal strategies – even using explosives.
Sabah Shark And Ray Catch, Trade, And Conservation
Malaysia is a treasure trove of shark and ray diversity, with many endemic species valuable to the natural heritage and ecology, and with increasing value to the Malaysian economy that extends beyond fishing. As the population increases and more people rely on the oceans for food, managing marine food resource sustainably is increasingly urgent.
In The Philippines, Dynamite Fishing Decimates Entire Ocean Food Chains
BOHOL, Philippines — Nothing beats dynamite fishing for sheer efficiency.
Locating Fish Bomb Blasts In Real-Time Using A Networked Acoustic System
Results are presented of a demonstration of real-time fish blast location in Sabah, Malaysia using a networked hydroacoustic array based on the ShotSpotter gunshot location system.
Acoustic Monitoring To Document The Spatial Distribution And Hotspots Of Blast Fishing In Tanzania
Destructive fishing using explosives occurs in a number of countries worldwide, negatively impacting coral reefs and fisheries on which millions of people rely.
Local Efforts Put a Dent in Illegal Dynamite Fishing in the Philippines
The flat, hot calm of an afternoon on the Philippine Sea is broken by an ear-splitting explosion. A plume of water rockets upwards. And fishermen, who had thrown a homemade explosive into the ocean just seconds before, rush to scoop up stunned and dying fish.
Illegal Blast Fishing Could Be Stopped Thanks To Breakthrough Technology
Marine life in the Malaysian state of Sabah has long been under threat by ruthless fishermen who use the technique of ‘blast fishing’ to indiscriminately destroy plant and animal life underwater.