Saudi Arabia

Shrimp Harvesting to Start on August-01 in Saudi Arabia

Commercial shrimp harvesting to start on August 1 in the Kingdom.

The Ministry of Environment, Water and Agriculture announced the opening of the six-month shrimping season, which will start on Thursday, August 1, 2019, and run until January 31, 2020.

Fisheries director Khalid Al Shayea announced that the ban on shrimping would be re-imposed on February 1, 2020.

He warned that violators flouting the ban on shrimping would face jail and a fine of up to SR 10,000.


Mohammed Ameen is an expatriate blogger who loves sharing his experiences of living and working in the Gulf countries.