United States continues global leadership to address illegal, unreported, and unregulated fishing

In its 2015 biennial report to Congress on illegal, unreported, and unregulated fishing (IUU), NOAA has identified six nations — Colombia, Ecuador, Mexico, Nigeria, Nicaragua, and Portugal — as engaging in the practice. IUU fishing and seafood fraud undermine international efforts to sustainably manage and rebuild fisheries, and creates unfair market competition for fishermen playing by the rules, like those in the United States. Read the rest here 15:07

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