An unnamed Chinese fishing vessel is inspected in the south Pacific. The Chinese boat Yin Yuan had materials linked to high-seas drift net, which is illegal. Photo: AFP

US coastguard releases Chinese boat accused of illegal fishing in North Pacific

Vessel caught with half a tonne of salmon and high-seas net widely condemned as highly destructive to marine life

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An unnamed Chinese fishing vessel is inspected in the south Pacific. The Chinese boat Yin Yuan had materials linked to high-seas drift net, which is illegal. Photo: AFP
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