Ecuador. Calendar of aguajes and lunar phase year 2020, April
April 2020 Moon Phases Calendar. Fishing lunar calendar is a convenient tool for choosing the day of the lunar month with the best catch. Experienced fishermen notice that their catch depends on the lunar phase. The Moon is the source of light in the dark of the night. The lunar month is conventionally divided into periods in accordance with the phases – New Moon, waxing Moon, Full Moon, and the waning Moon.
New Moon is the most unfavorable phase for fishing. Waxing Moon is the phase in which the catch begins to stabilize. Full moon in fishing is the most unpredictable phase. At this time, small fish often activates, and it repels the bait of the big fish and distracts the predators. Waning Moon – here it is, the peak of a month’s catch! And the longest! The best days for fishing begin two days after the full moon and lasts just over a week.
ECUADOR. CALENDAR FOR BANS IN ECUADOR 2020-2021.
By provision of the Ministry of Production, Foreign Trade, Investments and Fisheries, these national periods for closures in Ecuador. During this period, it is prohibited to capture, transport, process and market these crustaceans and fish.
Penalties for breaching the closure of crustaceans in Ecuador
Whoever fails to comply with this provision will be sanctioned based on the Law of Fishing and Fishing Development.
Article 43, literal B, of that regulation, establishes that one of the obligations of those who carry out fishing activities will be: “To be subject to the regulations on size, closed periods and other provisions related to the protection of resources, management of the same and the technique, hygiene and quality of the production “.
The sanction is contemplated in article 71 of the Fishing Law: “fine of two to ten unified basic remunerations of the worker in general ($ 800 to $ 4000 with the current unified basic salary) and imprisonment of 15 to 60 days, or one of these penalties only. ”