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Announcement: Ethically Collecting

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Members of this forum should abide by the NANFA Code of Ethics whether you are a NANFA member or not :
  • It is the responsibility of NANFA members to acquaint themselves with, and abide by, the collecting, fishing and fish transfer regulations of each Country, State or Province in which they collect, transfer, or ship fish.
  • Collecting must be done in an environmentally sound and responsible manner, which includes, but is not limited to:
    a) not removing numbers of fishes beyond that which one requires or is capable of sustaining;
    b) taking all reasonable actions to prevent negative impacts on the habitat in which one collects;
    c) respecting private property rights; and
    d) complying with any law-enforcement, natural-resource, or other conservation officer or agent encountered in the field.