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Illegal Med fishing claims up to two tons of swordfish per boat per day

A rampant lack of controls is allowing fishing boats in the Mediterranean to illegally pluck huge quantities of swordfish from waters off the Italian coast, according to an internal report by EU fishery inspectors.

Guardian

Last updated on 30 October 2014

Type: 
Media Watch
Country: 
Italy
Region: 
Europe
Threats: 
Unsustainable fishing and harvesting aquatic resources
Species group: 
Fish