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When fishing boats go dark at sea, they’re often committing crimes – we mapped where it happens

In January 2019, the Korean-flagged fishing vessel Oyang 77 sailed south toward international waters off Argentina.

The vessel had a known history of nefarious activities, including underreporting its catch and illegally dumping low-value fish to make room in its hold for more lucrative catch.

  • Heather Welch
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At 2 a.m. on Jan. 10, the Oyang 77 turned off its location transponder at the edge …

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