The results of a large-scale operation to combat poachers were summed up. Kazakhstani and Russian border guards joined forces to protect the Caspian. During the joint work (April and May, 2020), the servicemen detained 98 poachers, got more than 200 kilometers of illegal fishing nets, 66 venters, and 55100 hooks from the sea. 65 boats, 42 engines and 4 vehicles were seized. 4500 fishes and 43 Caspian seals were saved and released back to the wild.