Nassau Grouper in Belize - Story of Carlton Young

Listen to the story that veteran fisherman, Carlton Young, has to share about the need for sustainable fishing practices. In his years of fishing, he has witnessed a marked decline in the fishing population.

Among the many fisheries at risk, the Nassau Grouper is a critically endangered species that are especially vulnerable during this time of the year (December to March). We kindly call on the fisher population to abide by the established regulations and to respect the closed season that spans from December 1st to March 31st to allow for a successful spawning aggregation season for the Nassau Groupers.

Watch the video now to find out how you can do your part as a fisher or consumer to support the livelihoods of Belizeans for generations to come.