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New technology targets illegal fishing

New technology targets illegal fishing

New technology shines the spotlight on illegal fishing with developments that alert authorities on suspicious activity in the water.

The CSIRO are developing a world first notification system that identifies and ranks vessels across the globe based on a list of behaviours associated with illegal, unregulated and unreported (IUU) fishing.

CSIRO senior scientist and co-designer of the platform Dr Chris Wilcox said the tool used data collected by satellites to monitor and report suspiciously behaving vessels.

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