The Royal Thai Navy seized four Vietnamese fishing boats caught illegally trawling Thai waters.
The Thailand Maritime Enforcement Coordinating Center dispatched the HTMS Songkhla, T 83 and T 113 patrol boats, and marine police to intercept the boats Aug. 23 off Koh Chuang.
Thirty-seven sailors and fishermen were arrested and four large loads of seafood seized.
The fishermen were charged with illegal entry into the Kingdom as well as illegal fishing.
Naval officers have arrested 37 Vietnamese fisherman for illegally fishing in Thai waters.