Fishing boats seized in Australia Between 2008 to 2011

Since July 2008 until the end of 2011, authorities in Australia seized 71 boats within its waters that were conducting illegal fishing operations. 7 boats were seized in 2011.

Between July 2007 and July 2008, authorities seized 186 boats for illegal activities, with 141 boats being Indonesian-owned boats.

In 2004, around 367 illegal boats were apprehended.

(Additional data about illegal fishing boats.)

Source: Caitlin Howlett, “Fishing without borders,” ABC, “December 13, 2011.