Argentina requests CCAMLR place British toothfish vessels on IUU list

Published on
June 28, 2022
Fishermen pull in a catch of Patagonian tootfish

The government of Argentina has requested the Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources (CCAMLR) place several U.K. fishing boats on its list of vessels that engage in illegal, unreported, and unregulated (IUU) fishing. Earlier in 2022, the U.K. issued licenses authorizing fishing for Chilean sea bass off the coast of South Georgia, a remote, uninhabited U.K.-controlled island around 1,400 kilometers east of the Falkland Islands. As a result, for the first time since…

Photo courtesy of Marine Stewardship Council

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