Monthly archives for October, 2015

SeaWatch works with Armando Figaredo ...

SeaWatch works with Armando Figaredo doing reports on the plight of Fisheries in the Sea of Cortes.

“Sea Watch works closely with Armando Figaredo and Televisa providing accurate reports on the state of the fisheries in the Sea of Cortes” 1. El pez dorado ausente en el Mar de Cortés 2. El pez perico amenazado en el Mar de Cortés 3. Sobre explotación y pesca ilegal en el Mar de Cortés 4. […]

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Big dog snapper return  to Islotes after two years of vigilance That was 2011.In 2015 they are gone because vigilance stopped This video was shot at about 40 feet of the NW corner of Islotes on 10-23-11, where the Pargo (dog tooth snapper) have made a strong comeback over the last 3 years. The majority […]

Espiritu Santo Nuclear Zone at Punta ...

The nuclear no take zone at Bonanza is anything but that. It is a popular first stop for sports boats coming from La Paz Here are the pictures taken in the Nuclear Zone at La Bananza May 8th at 8:50 AM local time. There were 5 local sports boats fishing there that morning during the […]

St. Valentines Day Massacre: The Kill...

St. Valentines Day Massacre: The Killing of Giant Pacific Mantas at Isla San Benedicto in the Revillagigedo Islands.

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Isla San Benedicto in Troubled Waters

Isla San Benedicto in Troubled Waters

Article describing the degradation by illegal fishing activities of the supposedly ‘protected’ San Benedicto Island in the Revillagigedo Island group as witnessed by original author Mike McGettigan and his partner Sherry Shaffer, Baja Life, Apr 1, 1994. Please follow and like us:20

Killing of Giant Pacific Mantas at Sa...

Killing of Giant Pacific Mantas at San Benedicto Island in the Revillgigedo Island Group

Video describing the killing of the giant Pacific Manta Rays at San Benedicto Island in the Revillgigedo Island group off the coast of Baja California, Mexico. This video, made in early 1994, describes the killing of the giant Pacific Manta Rays at San Benedicto Island in the Revillgigedo Island group. Footage from this film made […]

Mainland yachts find new private fish...

Mainland yachts find new private fishing grounds in Los Islotes nuclear zone

The no extraction biosphere reserve at Los Islotes has become the private fishing ground for yachts that can’t find fish in any other place. Most evenings, about an hour before dark, you can see boats arrive checking to see that no one is in the area before they start spearfishing illegally. There has never been […]

Illegal encerradores continue to dest...

Espritu Santo Island,  a World Heritage Site, a Marine Protected Area and a Biosphere. You might think that would give the Island some protection against Illegal fishing. Think again, those designations  are exactly what the illegal fishing community wants, as it makes it a private fishing ground for Illegal fishing with little competition. This will […]

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