1. What is Deep Sea Fishing Authority?

The Deep Sea Fishing Authority (DSFA) is public institution mandated to promote,  regulate and manage fisheries resources in the Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) of the United Republic of Tanzania (Mainland Tanzania and Tanzania Zanzibar) waters  that lies beyond 12 nautical miles of the territorial waters.

2. What is the size of the Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) of the United Republic of Tanzania?
3. Who is allowed to undertake fishing activities in the Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) of the United Republic of Tanzania?
4. What legislation guide fishing activities in the Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) of the United Republic of Tanzania (URT)
5. What is the maximum number of vessels that are permitted to fish in the Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) of United Republic of Tanzania waters?
6. What are the allowed fish species in the Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) of United Republic of Tanzania waters?
7. What are the permitted fishing gears/methods in EEZ of the United Republic of Tanzania?
8. Is fishing by light attraction allowed in the EEZ of the United Republic of Tanzania?
9. What are the fishing seasons in the in the Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) of United Republic of Tanzania ?
10. What are the standard of fishing gears used in the EEZ of the United Republic of Tanzania?
11. Are there designated areas for fishing operations in the URT and the species of fish allowed?
12. Are there dock/ ports which are permitted for serving fish vessels including supply water, oil, food and unloading in the United Republic of Tanzania?
13. What is the duration of a fishing license in the EEZ of the United Republic of Tanzania?
14. How long it takes to issue a fishing license in the EEZ of the United Republic of Tanzania?
15. What other kind of fees/tax should be paid out of license/authorization fees?
16. What are the collection methods of the fees and other charges?
17. Is it possible for non-Tanzanian to invest in deep sea fishing?
18. What are the investment opportunities available in EEZ fisheries in URT?
19. How can foreign fishing vessels enter the Tanzanian waters? What documents do foreign fishing vessels and crew need to apply for entry into your country?