comscore Illegal fishing surfaces as a top threat to maritime, food security | Honolulu Star-Advertiser
Hawaii News

Illegal fishing surfaces as a top threat to maritime, food security

  • U.S. NAVY / 2018
                                A member of U.S. Coast Guard Law Enforcement Detachment 107 aboard guided-missile destroyer USS Shoup takes a photo of a fishing vessel during the Oceania Maritime Security Initiative program in the Western Pacific.

    U.S. NAVY / 2018

    A member of U.S. Coast Guard Law Enforcement Detachment 107 aboard guided-missile destroyer USS Shoup takes a photo of a fishing vessel during the Oceania Maritime Security Initiative program in the Western Pacific.

Dwindling fish populations are increasingly viewed as a national security matter. In 2020 the U.S. Coast Guard said illegal fishing had surpassed piracy as the most pressing security threat at sea. Read more

Scroll Up