Portion of Illegal Catches in Global Supply

Illegal fishing catches around the world account for 19 percent of the world’s catches, according to the European Union.

The EU reported that the countries of Belize, Cambodia, Fiji, Guinea, Panama, Sri Lanka, Togo and Vanuatu were countries where the governments were not doing enough to combat the activity.

Source:  Associated Press, “EU warns 8 nations about illegal fishing,” CBS News, November 15, 2012.