Illegal Vietnamese Fishing Boats caught off the coast of Sattahip

Fishing boats in Sriracha

Fishing boats in Sriracha, Chonburi. Photo: SeaDave.

In an operation led by the Royal Thai Navy Coastguard Division, who are responsible for Policing the waters around the Gulf of Thailand, 3 boats and 30 Vietnamese Fisherman were detained on Sunday afternoon, accused of illegally fishing in Thailand.

Vietnamese Fishing Vessels are a constant headache for the Thai authorities and in the last 6 months 40 vessels have been found to have illegally entered Thai waters to fish for Squid and Sea Snakes which are both popular and valuable delicacies in Vietnam.

By Pattaya One

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