28 Dec '14, 5pm

"Sea Shepherd Intercepts Toothfish Poachers in the Southern Ocean" good read

"Sea Shepherd Intercepts Toothfish Poachers in the Southern Ocean" good read

Sea Shepherd Intercepts Toothfish Poachers in the Southern Ocean Thunder is a CCAMLR black-listed vessel and has been issued with an Interpol Purple Notice. Yesterday, at approximately 2152 AEDT, the Sea Shepherd conservation ship, Bob Barker, intercepted the illegal fishing vessel Thunder, at 62˚ 15’ South, 81˚ 24’ East, inside the CCAMLR (Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources) region of management. Fishing gear, marked by the presence of three orange buoys, was also located in close proximity to the Thunder . A known poaching vessel, the Nigerian flagged Thunder was issued with an Interpol Purple Notice following a joint effort by New Zealand, Australia and Norway. Thunder is also on CCAMLR’s black list of illegal operators, and is known to utilise gillnets in its poaching operations – a method of fishing that is outlawed by CCAMLR. In the ...

Full article: http://www.seashepherd.org/news-and-media/2014/12/17/sea-...

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