Coast Guard Cutter crews conduct first high-seas boardings off the coast of Peru, under new SPRFMO measure

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10/16/2023 07:52 PM EDT

The crews of the Coast Guard Cutters Alder, Terrell Horne and an HC-130 Hercules aircraft recently completed the first high-seas boardings and inspections, in the Eastern Pacific Ocean, under a newly adopted conservation and management measure to monitor and inspect fishing and transshipment operations at-sea in the South Pacific Regional Fisheries Management Organization (SPRFMO) Convention Area.