A Chinese fishing boat is seen off by Argentina’s coastguard after it was found fishing illegally in the country’s waters. Photo: AFP A Chinese fishing boat is seen off by Argentina’s coastguard after it was found fishing illegally in the country’s waters. Photo: AFP
A Chinese fishing boat is seen off by Argentina’s coastguard after it was found fishing illegally in the country’s waters. Photo: AFP
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Chinese boats caught up in suspicions of illegal fishing in Argentina’s waters

  • Boats are ‘going dark’ by turning off system that tracks their location, and Chinese boats are biggest culprits, according to report
  • Evading detection could indicate vessels are pillaging Argentina’s waters illegally, conservation group says

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A Chinese fishing boat is seen off by Argentina’s coastguard after it was found fishing illegally in the country’s waters. Photo: AFP A Chinese fishing boat is seen off by Argentina’s coastguard after it was found fishing illegally in the country’s waters. Photo: AFP
A Chinese fishing boat is seen off by Argentina’s coastguard after it was found fishing illegally in the country’s waters. Photo: AFP
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