In Restricted Use MPAs you may see fishing, as certain resource extraction is permitted. In No Take MPAs there should not be fishing and any apparent fishing in such an area should be subjected to further scrutiny.
Why is there fishing in an area marked as an MPA?Why is there fishing in an area marked as an MPA?
- What vessels are required to use AIS? What are global regulations and requirements for vessels to carry AIS?
- What is AIS?
- Does Global Fishing Watch track illegal activity? Has Global Fishing Watch ever identified illegal fishing activity?
- How do I view different parts of the world?
- Can fishing vessels turn off their AIS?