Electrofishing is illegal in the Philippines
With the intensified implementation of RA 10654 or the law against illegal, unreported, and unregulated fishing, BFAR is notifying the public that catching fish using electrocution is illegal.
Warning: For anyone who has proven to use electricity (Electrofishing) in fishing.
Based on Chapter VI, Section 92 of RA 10654: Fishing with explosive, harmful, or toxic chemicals or electricity is punishable by imprisonment of six (6) months and a fine of Php 5,000.
Source: PIA Central Luzon