Fishermen blame fish shortage on govt

Fishermen blame fish shortage on govt


Khoo Gek San



Khoo Gek San


Updated 7 hours ago ·
Published on 8 Jul 2022 7:00AM ·





Fishermen are urging Malaysian Fisheries Development Authority chairman Syed Abu Hussin Hafiz Syed Abdul to talk to them about their livelihoods instead of making ‘nonsensical’ claims. – The Malaysian Insight pic by Seth Akmal, July 8, 2022.

GOVERNMENT policies and mismanagement are the root causes for the shortage of fish in local markets, which have in turn forced the prices of fish up, said fishermen.

These fishermen and fishing boat owners in the peninsula are demanding that Malaysian Fisheries Development Authority (LKIM) chairman Syed Abu Hussin Hafiz Syed Abdul show proof to back his claim that they are selling their catch to foreign fishermen far out at sea for excessive profits.


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