Sea Shepherd Attempts to Legitimize! Commences Recovery of Illegal Gillnet

Yesterday, December 25, at approximately 1326 AEDT, the Sea Shepherd conservation ship, Sam Simon, located a discarded gillnet at 62° 16’ South, 081° 14’ East, inside the Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources (CCAMLR) area of management. Using the coordinates and photographic evidence provided by fellow Sea Shepherd ship, the Bob Barker, Sam Simon Captain Sid Chakravarty was able to identify the gillnet – a method of fishing outlawed by CCAMLR since 2004 – as the property of the Interpol-listed vessel, Thunder. Read the rest here 07:57