Chinese reefer ship arrested in Galapagos Marine Reserve waters
Chinese refrigerator ship FU YUAN YU LENG 999 with 20 crew was arrested by Ecuador Navy on Aug 13 off San Cristobal Island, Galapagos, in Marine Reserve area. A cargo of frozen sharks, including endangered species, hammerhead sharks, was found in reefer’s holds. Reefer was brought to anchor for investigation, suspect in poaching and environment damage. Photos courtesy of Ecuadorian Navy.