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 always be the case without vigilance and enforcement. The money spent over the years in Mexico making marine parks is wasted without vigilance and enforcement.
Last week on June 27th a Sea Watch observer saw this in one of the beautiful bays called Embudo next to the nuclear zone at Los Islotes. NOTE: This boat was caught again by Conapesca encerrando with hookah in October of 2015 near Pilot Rock on Espiritu Santo Island.