Large quantity of fish perished on coasts of Abyan Governorate [Archives:2004/726/Local News]

April 5 2004

A number of fishermen in Abyan Governorate believe that the main reason for the recent death of many fish is the pollution of sea water with chemicals. They called on, through Yemen Times, the concerned competent authorities, to conduct a study on this unnatural incident and to examine and analyze some of these fish in order to find immediate solutions to this problem, which ought to concern consumers and fishermen alike.
It is worth mentioning that fishermen's associations in Shagrah, Zunjubar and Ahwar have already informed the related authorities at beginning of the problem.