Goa: The South Goa Planning and Development Authority’s (SGPDA) wholesale fish market re-opened on Tuesday after remaining shut for over a monthand a half.President of the wholesale fish traders association Ibrahim Musa said that 35 vehicles carrying stock of fish from outside the state arrived at the wholesale fish market in the early hours .
It is expected to end scarcity of fish in Goa, a situation arising from the ban on fishing in the seas since June 1. Consequently, prices of fish that had soared over the past few days are also expected to go down.
The fishing season in the state, will begin from August 1.With a view to preventing crowding at the market, the SGPDA had ordered closure of its wholesale fish market on May 6, and had remained shut since then. However, locals had complained that fish vehicles coming to the market from other states offloaded their stocks outside the wholesale fish market creating nuisance.
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