MY Jairo Mora Sandoval

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MY Jairo Mora Sandoval ( MMSI number: 235101489) is a vessel in the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society fleet. It was purchased by Sea Shepherd UK and announced on June 26, 2013.[citation needed] The vessel was named after Jairo Mora Sandoval, a sea turtle conservationist murdered in Costa Rica in May 2013.[1]

Operation Sunu Gaal[edit]

In January 2014, it was announced that the Jairo Mora Sandoval was deployed in West Africa to assist the Senegal government in locating illegal fishing operations.[2][3]