PHUKET: Fisheries Department Director-General Thamrong Prakobboon has announced temporary restrictions on commercial fishing in the Andaman Sea off the coasts of Krabi and Phang Nga provinces between April 15 and June 15. Among the restrictions imposed by the department is a ban on fishing using certain types of nets with holes smaller than 4.7 centimeters. The measures, which cover a 2,067-square-kilometer area, are aimed at protecting rare marine species and their eggs.
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