This Case Study shows Sea Shepherd's work to stop an illegal fleet of poaching vessels targeting antarctic and patagonian toothfish in the Southern Ocean. Operation Icefish saw our vessel the Bob Barker chase one poacher from Antartica to Africa for 110 days.
illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing lesson 2
From this lesson students will:
Understand and explain the practices being used to protect marine ecosystems.
Understand the methods being used to detect illegal fishing activity.
Evaluate the term sustainable fishing.
Learn the difficulties in prosecuting illegal vessels.
During this lesson we will further explore IUU fishing activity, by looking at some of the practices being used to protect the ocean and ways that law enforcement are using to detect illegal fishing activity.