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One of the largest offshore enforcement operations in memory – NAFO cites foreign vessels with illegally caught fish

In what is one of the largest offshore enforcement operations in memory, Canadian Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Organization (NAFO) inspectors have cited a dozen foreign fishing vessels for illegally harvesting 431.7 tonnes of redfish in division 3M. The citations were issued between July 30 and Aug. 22 and involve Russian Federation and European Union vessels — many of which are multiple repeat offenders for offshore illegal fishing activity. [email protected] 16:06