< Back News

Suspension of Bluefin Tuna Open Season – 517-2021

By July 10, 2021 No Comments

The Department of the Environment would like to inform anglers that the Bluefin tuna Open Season has been suspended as from 15:00hrs hours today until the 6th August 2021 inclusive. The season will reopen again on Saturday 7th August 2021. 

Anglers are reminded that the capture and landing of any Bluefin tuna is not allowed during the closed season. The Department’s Environmental Protection and Research Unit, along with other authorities, will be monitoring activity at sea and marinas during this time.