Perlemoen prohibition

A diving ban to protect perlemoen stocks in five areas along the coast will come into force on Friday, but there will only be "limited restrictions" in effect at dive sites off Cape Point, the government said yesterday.

A diving ban to protect perlemoen stocks in five areas along the coast will come into force on Friday, but there will only be "limited restrictions" in effect at dive sites off Cape Point, the government said yesterday.

Draft regulations for a total ban on diving off Robben Island, Dyer Island, Bird Island, from Gansbaai to Quoin Point, and at Cape Point, were published on December 3 last year for public comment. - Sapa

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