Port Activity Study Reveals Potential for Illegal Fish to Enter Markets

Date: September 25, 2020

Source: The Pew Charitable Trusts

Data shows where implementation of the Port State Measures Agreement is most needed

Illegal, unreported, and unregulated (IUU) catch continues to enter world markets, accounting for up to $23.5 billion worth of seafood each year. To combat this illicit activity, the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization Agreement on Port State Measures (PSMA) came into force in 2016 after it surpassed 25 ratifications.

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