a year - global revenue from illegal and unregulated fishing.
05 Jun 2016
Date when a groundbreaking international accord aimed at stamping out illegal fishing went into effect and is now legally binding for the 29 countries and a regional organization that have adhered to it. Signatories must stop or inspect suspicious vessels and prevent them from docking in ports.
+ species of fish are poached beyond sustainable limits
or 1 in 5 fish is sold as something it is not. Illegal fishing means not only plundered stocks but duped consumers as well.