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Fishermen release three captured shark whales

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article image STAFF REPORT KHI: Fishermen along the Karachi coast have the released three whale sharks they captured in the offshore waters of Pakistan. "These fishermen were trained by the WWF-Pakistan for the release of the shark wales," said World Wildlife Fund for Nature (WWF) Pakistan’s Communications Officer, Asif Ali Sandeelo while confirming the news. An 18-ft large whale shark had got entangled in the tuna gillnets about 73 km southeast of Karachi in the sea waters. In…Read More

Fishermen for better return on catch

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article image STAFF REPORT KHI: Criticising the government for not setting a minimum sale price in the country’s largest fisheries market The government, fishermen have asked the authorities to set a threshold price for seafood catch, primarily for the export-oriented sector, so that they could survive huge losses."Jaira shrimp is priced at Rs 750 per kg at the beginning of the new fishing season, which is unexpectedly lower for the financially weak fishermen," President of the Native Islanders…Read More