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VIIRS reveals illegal fishing in the South China Sea

Asiatic squid vessels are constructed from marine steel, usually weigh between 800-1000 gross tons, and are outfitted with automated jiggers that use up to 150 incandescent lamps to attract squid to the surface. Credit: Simon Ager https://youtu.be/8zbWF1LqZd0 According to Global Fishing Watch, “each night, its nighttime surveillance system is detecting 10,000 to 20,000 boats, or …

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