A Chinese-flagged vessel prepares to fish for squid near the Galapagos Islands in July, 2021. Chinese vessels have been documented using wide nets to illegally catch already overfished tuna in the Indian Ocean. File photo: AP
A Chinese-flagged vessel prepares to fish for squid near the Galapagos Islands in July, 2021. Chinese vessels have been documented using wide nets to illegally catch already overfished tuna in the Indian Ocean. File photo: AP
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Chinese squid boats spotted illegally hauling tuna in Indian Ocean: report

  • Norway-based watchdog reports surge in unregulated fishing by Chinese squid vessels in Indian Ocean
  • Significant number of vessels reportedly sailed ‘dark’, with mandatory tracking devices switched off

Topic |   Environment
A Chinese-flagged vessel prepares to fish for squid near the Galapagos Islands in July, 2021. Chinese vessels have been documented using wide nets to illegally catch already overfished tuna in the Indian Ocean. File photo: AP
A Chinese-flagged vessel prepares to fish for squid near the Galapagos Islands in July, 2021. Chinese vessels have been documented using wide nets to illegally catch already overfished tuna in the Indian Ocean. File photo: AP
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