Oceana finds hundreds of ‘hidden’ Chinese vessels pillaging waters off Argentina

Date: June 2, 2021

Source: Oceana

Oceana released a new analysis today that finds hundreds of foreign fishing vessels, primarily Chinese, pillaging the waters off Argentina and disappearing from public tracking systems. These distant-water fleets mainly fish for shortfin squid, which are vital to Argentina’s economy and the diet of numerous commercial and recreational species, such as tuna and swordfish.

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