Natewa villages warned against slaughtering turtles

Fisheries personnel in Labasa release a turtle back into the sea. Members of the public are warned to refrain from slaughtering them. Picture: FT FILE

THE Department of Fisheries has warned villagers in the district of Natewa to refrain from slaughtering turtles as it was illegal. Speaking last week during a talanoa session with villagers of Nadavaci in Natewa, divisional fisheries officer Northern Joji Vakawaletabua reminded villagers that those caught with turtle meat would be taken into police custody to […]

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