USCG Conducts High Seas Boarding in South Pacific Convention Area to Combat IUU Fishing
The U.S. Coast Guard recently completed an operation to counter illegal, unreported, and unregulated fishing, within the South Pacific Regional Fisheries Management Organization Convention area.
The SPRFMO Convention area covers nearly a fourth of the Earth’s high seas, according to the Coast Guard. The SPRFMO Commission consists of 16 members from Asia, Europe, the Americas, and Oceania as well as three cooperating non-contracting parties. In 2015, the members adopted a high seas boarding and ...
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