Ecuador: Navy captures two Peruvian vessels conducting illegal fishing

Posted on October 21, 2012 • Filed under: Crime, Ecuador, Peru, Police/Military Activity reported that an Ecuadorian Coast Guard boat stopped Ecuador last weekend two Peruvian vessels and six crew when conducting illegal fishing in national waters, reported the Ecuadorian Navy. The detention of vessels occurred last Saturday at 23 nautical miles west of the island of Santa Clara, in Ecuadorian sea during a patrol boat Coast Guard control “Isabela Island,” the Navy said in a statement. Peruvian craft carrying three drawers of various species of fish without the relevant authorization, he said. Read Article

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