Tortuga Bay area at the Santa Cruz Island in Galapagos, Ecuador. Some 260 vessels, many of which are Chinese, come during summer to fish in an area of international waters between mainland Ecuador and the Galapagos. Photo: AFPTortuga Bay area at the Santa Cruz Island in Galapagos, Ecuador. Some 260 vessels, many of which are Chinese, come during summer to fish in an area of international waters between mainland Ecuador and the Galapagos. Photo: AFP
Tortuga Bay area at the Santa Cruz Island in Galapagos, Ecuador. Some 260 vessels, many of which are Chinese, come during summer to fish in an area of international waters between mainland Ecuador and the Galapagos. Photo: AFP

China to let Ecuador supervise fishing boats in vulnerable waters off Galapagos

  • China vows zero-tolerance policy towards fishers and companies guilty of illegal catches, says Ecuador
  • In the past, a Chinese vessel was captured in the marine reserve with 300 tonnes of marine wildlife

Topic |   Diplomacy
Tortuga Bay area at the Santa Cruz Island in Galapagos, Ecuador. Some 260 vessels, many of which are Chinese, come during summer to fish in an area of international waters between mainland Ecuador and the Galapagos. Photo: AFPTortuga Bay area at the Santa Cruz Island in Galapagos, Ecuador. Some 260 vessels, many of which are Chinese, come during summer to fish in an area of international waters between mainland Ecuador and the Galapagos. Photo: AFP
Tortuga Bay area at the Santa Cruz Island in Galapagos, Ecuador. Some 260 vessels, many of which are Chinese, come during summer to fish in an area of international waters between mainland Ecuador and the Galapagos. Photo: AFP
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