Culture and Leisure
The season for gathering shellfish is already here, Mie Prefecture has established rules for protecting the marine resources. Even during shellfish gathering, there are rules that must be observed, and violating it will be subject to fines. Let ‘s follow the rules and enjoy gathering shellfish.
People who are not recognized as fishermen are prohibited from catching fishery animals and plants using a scoop (an instrument with a net or basket at the end of the bar).
It is forbidden to catch asari clams of 2 cm or less, and hamaguri clams of 3 cm or less.
Do not gather shellfish without permission in places where fishery rights are set. If you do not know whether the place allows shellfish gathering, please contact the local fishery cooperative association.
For more detailed rules, refer to the link below. (Japanese only)
Mie-ken Norin Suisan-bu Gyogo Kankyo-ka Gyogyouchousei
〒514-8570 Tsu-shi 13 Komei-cho（Main office 6F）
TEL 059-224-2588 FAX 059-224-2608