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Coast Guard navigates murky waters in fight against illegal fishing

The Coast Guard has poured resources into fishery enforcement efforts and partnerships with countries around the world — but especially in the Pacific. In October it unveiled its new Illegal Unreported and Unregulated Fishing Center of Expertise at Ford Island.
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Fijian law enforcement officials and U.S. Coast Guardsmen assigned to the CGC Harriet Lane conduct an inspection of a Chinese fishing vessel.
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Fijian law enforcement officials and U.S. Coast Guardsmen assigned to the CGC Harriet Lane conduct an inspection of a Chinese fishing vessel.
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Fijian law enforcement officials and U.S. Coast Guardsmen assigned to the CGC Harriet Lane conduct an inspection of a Chinese fishing vessel.
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Fijian law enforcement officials and U.S. Coast Guardsmen assigned to the CGC Harriet Lane conduct an inspection of a Chinese fishing vessel.
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Samoan law enforcement officials and U.S. Coast Guardsmen assigned to the CGC Harriet Lane return to the ship after an inspection of a Chinese-operated fishing vessel that was in Samoan waters
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Petty Officer 3rd Class Dylan Rourke and Seaman Alex Cloak unload and do safety checks their weapons after returning to the Harriet Lane from a fishery boarding in Samoan waters.
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Samoan law enforcement officials and U.S. Coast Guardsmen assigned to the CGC Harriet Lane conduct an inspection of a Chinese-operated fishing vessel that was in Samoan waters.
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Samoan law enforcement officials and U.S. Coast Guardsmen assigned to the CGC Harriet Lane conduct an inspection of a Chinese-operated fishing vessel that was in Samoan waters.
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A Samoan fishery management official and a member of the Samoa Police Service on the CGC Harriet Lane as "ship riders" discuss recent vessel boardings with U.S. Coast Guardsmen assigned to the Lane.
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Crew members of CGC Harriet Lane and Fijian law enforcement officials aboard as "ship riders" gather on the Lane's bridge for a mission briefing as they prepare to board a Chinese-operated fishing vessel in Fijian waters.

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