Illegal salmon fishing in the River Wye

Illegal fishing of wild salmon in the United Kingdom’s River Wye increased by 57 percent between 2009 and 2011.

20 pounds of the salmon can be sold for up to $492 (300 British Pounds).

(Data about bluefin tuna, caviar and other illegal fishes caught worldwide.)

Source: “Eastern European poachers causing fish stocks to drop by more than half in the River Wye,” Daily Mail, August 4, 2011.