S. Korea, China begin joint surveillance against illegal fishing


SeafoodSource staff

Published on
July 28, 2014

South Korea and China will launch joint surveillance against illegal fishing in waters shared by the two countries starting from October, the South Korean government said Sunday.

The first-ever joint crackdown on illegal fishing in the Yellow Sea will be launched in October with patrol ships from both countries inspecting fishing boats operating in a joint fishing area there, according to the Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries.

The agreement came at a meeting held in China’s Weihai this week.

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