Busted! Illegal Fishing Trawler Arrested in Gabon’s Marine Protected Area

One week after the announcement of Operation Albacore IV, a joint operation between Sea Shepherd and the Gabonese government to tackle illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing in Central West Africa, the crew of the Sea Shepherd ship, Bob Barker, assisted authorities from the Republic of Gabon with the arrest of an illegal fishing trawler caught inside the Grand Sud du Gabon Aquatic Reserve.

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Video by Guillaume Duez/Sea Shepherd.

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