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Do you know what Trepang is?
Our officers do, and they take it very seriously when it’s fished illegally. This month a joint operation between Maritime Border Command, a multi-agency taskforce within the Australian Border Force, and Australian Fisheries Management Authority intercepted three illegal Indonesian fishing vessels in the Ashmore Reef Marine Park.
Officers seized 179 kilograms of Trepang (sea cucumber), 5 kilograms of fresh fish and forfeited fishing equipment. One vessel was assessed as unseaworthy and destroyed. This critical work protects the Australian maritime border and protects our marine wildlife. Read more http://spr.ly/6181yyMMH




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