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Tuesday 30 April 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Sione Latu Kiteau (45) who was convicted of possession of sea cucumbers during the closed season was fined $200 pa’anga to be paid within two-months.
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Thursday 15 May 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A decision by the Tongan Cabinet on March 29 to lift a moratorium on the harvesting and the exporting of sea cucumber will accelerate the depletion of Tonga's sea cucumber stock and kill the industry, according to fisheries experts.
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Wednesday 26 March 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The owner of a Chinese food Restaurant in Nuku'alofa was arrested and charged with the processing of sea-cucumbers without a license.
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Tuesday 30 October 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The death of a Ha'apai sea cucumber diver this morning was the third death of a fisherman in Tonga in the last six days. The unidentified man is believed to have suffered from decompression after diving for sea cucumbers in Tungua yesterday.
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Thursday 20 September 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
As the harvesting season for sea cucumbers draws to a close on September 30, a total of 10 licenses have been issued to local operators for export.
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Friday 3 August 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga has reversed its decision to close the fishing of sea cucumbers for three years and re-opened in June with 10 licenses issued bringing the government some short term cash in licensing fees, but against the best advice of its fisheries experts who warn that closure is the best option for managing the sea cucumber stock sustainably.
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Thursday 24 May 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga has closed the fishing of sea cucumbers for three years, starting this year to allow the stock to recover from overfishing and illegal fishing.
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