Fisheries crime deprives coastal states of foreign income
Fisheries crime interferes with sustainable livelihoods
Fisheries crime threatens food security
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Inter-disciplinary solution-oriented research and awareness-raising to better understand the complexities of fisheries crime and how to address it.

What is fisheries crime?

How does it affect us? And what measures can be taken to address it?
An educational video produced by PescaDOLUS.

Our Approach

Please click on the icons below for an overview of the context and nature of fisheries crime, and Pescadolus’ work to impact the problem and mitigate its adverse effects.


PescaDOLUS approaches ‘illegal fishing’ as a form of transnational criminal activity, and investigates the policing, legal and policy implications of using transnational criminal law and procedure to strengthen fisheries law enforcement.