Sunday, March 3, 2013

Jakarta Globe: Shark Fin-Hungry China Drives ‘Chaotic’ Fishing in Indonesia

As the demand for shark fin soup continues to grow in China and elsewhere, Indonesian fishermen are busy adding shark fins to their typical catch of tuna and marlin.

They state that because the price for shark fins is worth so much, it's a real bonus when they pull in a shark.  The fins are easily sold to middle-men who anxious to take them to their primarily Chinese customers.

Read the full article here.
Photo from article.

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