Fishing and underwater hunting of the Dusky grouper Ephinephelus marginatus and White grouper Ephinephelus aeneus to be banned completely for 4 years in between 2016-2020, as proposed by ASOF, ASAD, GELBALDER and SAD.
The existing regulation on disturbance to Mediterranean monk seals in caves along Turkish coasts was amended as proposed by SAD-AFAG in January this year and published by DG Fishery & Aqua Products in the Official Gazette dated 13 August 2016.
Dear sea lovers,
Lets talk about a popular issue in terms of nature conservation that is not widely discussed. We are in the high season and diving season already started. Diving, whether for sports or entertainment or scientific purposes, become very popular nowadays.
In 2014, SAD-AFAG had been reported by its Kuşadası Representative that a newly constructed hotel just behind the Botanic Park coasts in Kuşadası was constructing a road and a huge lift for accessing to the rocky shore.
Original article published in YeşilİZ in December 2008 in Turkish
Marmara Sea is a unique area in the world surrounded by the lands of only one country. It is a sea with its unique marine and coastal biodiversity, long sandy beaches and dunes, coastal deltas and rocky coasts & cliffs and still undiscovered values.