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VIDEO: An introduction to Spyglass, an open record of criminal activities at sea

Spyglass is an open record on criminal activity by fishing vessels from across the globe. Illegal fishing and other forms of crimes committed by and onboard fishing vessels at sea, affect ecosystems, people, and coastal communities. Spyglass is a new tool that allows users to have access to the criminal history of individual large-scale fishing vessels and their companies, and small-scale fishing vessels, in support of local governments, monitoring, control, and surveillance agencies, fishing communities, and the public. For more, visit