When the international Plan of Action to Prevent, Deter, and Eliminate Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated Fishing (IPOA-IUU) was adopted in 2001, the term illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing or "IUU fishing" instantly gained the attention of States, regional organisations, non-government organisations, and academic institutions.
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