Russia and USA sign IUU agreement

The Alaskan crab industry has lost an estimated $600 million in revenue since 2000 due to illegally harvested Russian crab. Credit: Dr. Aleksey Zuyev, Murmansk Marine Biological In./CC BY 2.0

Russian and United States negotiators have signed a bilateral agreement to combat illegal, unreported, and unregulated (IUU) fishing.

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