Clusters of hundreds of Chinese squid fishing boats roam distant waters with support from the Chinese government, sometimes fishing illegally, and by all accounts contributing to a decline in the worldwide stock of squid. Life aboard these boats for workers is harrowing. The World's Marco Werman talks with Ian Urbina, a reporter for Outlaw Ocean, who discusses the boats and what he found after years investigating them.
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