New US law to combat IUU fishing

Around two-thirds of the US’s seafood is landed in Alaska

The US is introducing new laws to combat IUU fishing and bolster the US Coast Guard’s capabilities

Senators in the United States have introduced new legislation to combat illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing.

The Fighting Foreign Illegal Seafood Harvest (FISH) Act will blacklist offending vessels from US ports and waters, bolster the Coast Guard’s enforcement capabilities, and promote negotiation with other states to enforce treaties.

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