Illegal fisherman faces hefty fines


A man is facing fines of up to €60,000 for illegal fishing in waters around Torrevieja’s port.

He was caught by officers from the Guardia Civil’s nature branch, Seprona, who found a large haul on his boat.

A force spokesman noted that they carry out regular operations with the provincial fishing inspectorate, which form part of their checks to ‘safeguard species of fish’.

Full report in Friday’s Costa Blanca News – available from supermarkets, tobacconists/newspaper shops and online at

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