Number of Fishing Boats Off the Coast of Somalia

in Environmental Threats

An estimated $300 Million worth of fish illegally caught off the coast of Somalia by foreign companies each year.

Between 700 to 800 fishing boats are active in the illegal fishing trade in Somalia.

Source: Muhyadin Ahmed Roble, “Foreign companies loot $350m from Somalia,” AfricaNews, October 22, 2010.

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