Nigeria Vows to Clamp Down on Surge of Smuggled Fish in its Market
SEAFOODNEWS.COM [The Punch] - March 10, 2017
Okechukwu Nnodim, Abuja - Smugglers are beginning to flood the markets with harmful frozen fish illegally brought into the country through land borders, the Federal Government has said.
According to the government, the smugglers bring in all sorts of frozen fish such as tilapia, red pacus, river bream, pangassius, horse mackerel, sardine, and croaker through the country's land borders.
It, however, vowed to clamp down on the perpetrators and declared that anyone found importing frozen fish without licence from the Department of Fisheries and...
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