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An Aquaculture Regulatory Committee, which will be the main body to review and recommend aquaculture license applications in Seychelles, is expected to be set up in preparation for the launch of this new industry later this year.

The committee will be mandated to make decisions on actions to be taken against non-adherence of the regulations and standards of the sector.

Aubrey Lesperance speaking to the local media recently said that the Aquaculture Department of the Seychelles Fishing Authority was finalizing its administrative procedures and documentation in preparation for the tentative launch of the sector in a few months after consultations with the Ministry for Fisheries and the Blue Economy.

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“The aquaculture regulations have been gazetted since December 2020 and are now going to receive a commencement date to enable them to become effective sometime in the third quarter of …