Sharks in The Bahamas can breathe more easily after the nation’s government announced that all commercial shark fishing in the approximately 630,000 square kilometers (243,244 square miles) of the country’s waters is now prohibited. Learn more
Turtles are now protected in The Bahamas. The catching and killing of sea turtles is prohibited. Learn more
Billfish are a protected subspecies in The Bahamas and any billfish caught must be returned to the sea unharmed. In other words, it is ‘catch and release’ only!