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June 3, 2011, 8:25 a.m.
Fishermen pack up fishing nets in preparation of the annual summer fishing ban in Lianyungang, east China's Jiangsu Province on June 1.

Photo: ZUMA Press

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Conserving Bohai's fish supply

Fishermen pack up fishing nets in preparation for the annual summer fishing ban in Lianyungang in east China's Jiangsu province on June 1.

The three-month ban, which prohibits fishing boats from entering the Bohai Sea, was first imposed by the Chinese Agriculture Ministry in 1995 to mitigate overfishing and pollution.