Chinese fishing vessels have been involved in several confrontations in other countries’ waters. Photo: Xinhua Chinese fishing vessels have been involved in several confrontations in other countries’ waters. Photo: Xinhua
Chinese fishing vessels have been involved in several confrontations in other countries’ waters. Photo: Xinhua
Conservation

China bans squid catch in some overseas waters with overfishing in spotlight

  • Three-month halt in designated areas to protect populations of squid, with Chinese boats accounting for up to 70 per cent of the global catch
  • Ban follows backlash against the country’s fishers, accused of violating sovereign rights of coastal states and damaging ecosystems

Topic |   Conservation
Chinese fishing vessels have been involved in several confrontations in other countries’ waters. Photo: Xinhua Chinese fishing vessels have been involved in several confrontations in other countries’ waters. Photo: Xinhua
Chinese fishing vessels have been involved in several confrontations in other countries’ waters. Photo: Xinhua
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