Coast Guard Seizes Illegally Caught Halibut Near Homer, Alaska
The U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) announced that one of its law enforcement boarding teams seized illegally harvested fish near Homer, Alaska last week.
The incident was discovered by a Coast Guard Cutter Naushon boarding team when it found halibut aboard a commercial Individual Fishing Quota (IFQ) halibut vessel that was not documented in the vessel’s logbook.
According to the USCG, the halibut was filleted in a way that made the size and number of fish illegally harvested impossible to determine.
The Naushon crew seized the illegal...
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