New Zealand Issues Warning for Fishermen Participating in Illegal Activity: "People Are Watching"
Fisheries New Zealand reports that officers have stopped a group of commercial fishermen who were allegedly under-reporting catches and unlawfully selling snapper.
According to the New Zealand government agency, the Ministry for Primary Industries had been investigating allegations into "the unlawful trade of commercially caught fish from the lower firth of Thames into the Auckland area." A search was conducted in December, which ultimately resulted in the confiscation of over $25,000 in cash. Six commercial fishing vessels, as well as a...
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