Illegal swordfish fishing

Mediterranean swordfish is presently fished without any catch limits by more than 12,000 authorised vessels, 90% of which are EU-flagged Photo: Oceana

Oceana says that despite overfishing, the EU is still “refusing” to take action to protect stocks of Mediterranean swordfish.

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