Restoring ocean life

The seafood sector and governments must join forces to combat illegal fishing

Four bream caught in a fishing net on board a boat involved in illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing. Photo: Irina Orlova/Shutterstock

Four bream caught in a fishing net on board a boat involved in illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing. Image: Irina Orlova/Shutterstock

Jim Leape
Core Team, Blue Food Assessment; Member of Friends of Ocean Action; Co-Director, Stanford Center for Ocean Solutions
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The 2009 PSMA is the first international, legally binding instrument to target IUU fishing. Entered into force in 2016, it has shown a remarkable rate of adherence. Image: FAO
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