A catch of tuna is transported from an illegal, unregistered and unlicensed purse seine fishing vessel onto a cold storage vessel in waters close to the border of Indonesia. Purse seining on the high seas is illegal since an agreement was signed in 2008. Photo: AFP/ Greenpeace/ Alex Hofford

Hong Kong must tighten the net on illegal reef fish imports

Yvonne Sadovy says loose regulations enable cargo vessels to ship tonnes of live reef fish from Southeast Asia into Hong Kong to sate local and mainland appetites, thus depleting ocean stocks

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A catch of tuna is transported from an illegal, unregistered and unlicensed purse seine fishing vessel onto a cold storage vessel in waters close to the border of Indonesia. Purse seining on the high seas is illegal since an agreement was signed in 2008. Photo: AFP/ Greenpeace/ Alex Hofford
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