Fishers in Flores Sea opt to limit harvest of overexploited sea cucumbers

2022-11-28 12:24
MAKASSAR, Indonesia — At the end of September, fishermen on Sapuka Island in eastern Indonesia’s Flores Sea made a surprising announcement. They would regulate their sea cucumber harvests, they declared, taking only those specimens above a certain size, and from clearly designated areas during clearly designated times of the year. Resident fishers and village officials […]