Most current: 13/07/2011
The General Direction of Fishing of the Ministry of Presidency has promoted progressively a series of measures of management|formality as|like the recruitment of watchers teams|equipments and the acquisition of pneumatic launches to control the activities, and the tasks of scientific follow-up.
With the objective of making the regulations fulfill in|on the sea reservations|bookings, the General Direction of Fishing counts on services of surveillance equipped with fast vessels with radar, probe|catheter|sound and GPS in|on all the sea reservations|bookings of the Balearic Islands. The staff of surveillance of the sea reservations|bookings carries out an informative task about the objectives and the regulation of the reservation|booking, and they are in charge of controlling that the regulations are fulfilled, in coordination with the inspectors of fishing of the General Direction of Fishing and the Guardia Civil of the Sea. The watchers can raise events|acts of complaint|denunciation by|out of|for noncompliance of the regulations that they are transferred to the instructors of the Ministry of Presidency, been in charge of starting the sanctionative reports. The general director of Fishing, Patricia Arbona, has highlighted that a light descent from the number of sanctions has been produced the last year as a consequence that "now the people go out to fish more informed and more formed". Arbona has also taken the opportunity for making a call to the fishermen|anglers professional and recreational because "continuin fishing but always fulfilling the regulations so that this fishing is possible now and in the future".
This legislature, the performances|actions on the subject of surveillance in|on the more outstanding sea reservations|bookings have been the endowment of surveillance in|on the sea reservations|bookings of the Bull and the Malgrats (that they did not have some) and the aquisició of one boat more powerful and more suitable for the sea reservation|booking of the Channels of Eivissa and Formentera. At present this boat is found out of service since the last month of November in which the watchers of this reservation|booking suffered an accident while they pursued some presumed furtive fishermen|anglers. It is necessary to point out, however, that thanks to the col•laboració of the Insular Council|Piece of Advice of Formentera that has handed over its|his|her|their vessel, they have been able to be continued with the tasks of control and surveillance of this reservation|booking. At present, there are sixteen vigilant ones and six boats distributed by the different sea reservations|bookings of the Balearic Islands. Moreover, there are four inspectors with a pattern|boss|patroness and a vessel that carry out tasks of surveillance for all the island of Mallorca, and two inspectors and a vessel to each of the islands of Menorca, Eivissa and Formentera.
In these moments, the Balearic Islands are the autónoma community with more sea reservations|bookings stated from all the Spanish State. In total, there are seven: that of the Bay of Palma, sanitary napkin between the Yacht Club of him Sandy Ground and the head|boss of Rehunger -stated in 1982, but without any effective regulation until 1999; that of the North of Menorca, and that of the Channels of Eivissa and Formentera -stated in 1999. In May of 2002, another was declared, the Reservation|Booking Marina del Migjorn de Mallorca, in the south of the island. In year 2004 the sea reservations|bookings of the Island of the Bull and that of the Islands Malgrats were stated. Finally, in 2007 the Reservation|Booking Marina del Llevant de Mallorca was declared|stated, that together with the Reservation|Booking Marina de Cala Rajada, of state area, has made increase about 60.000 has the maritime space protected through these figures in the Islands Balearic.
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