Illegal shark fishing in the Mediterranean on the rise

http://www.haaretz.com/print-edition/news/illegal-shark-fishing-in-the-mediterranean-on-the-rise-1.412356

12 February 2012

In the past three weeks, Israel Nature and Parks Authority personnel have netted three men who illegally caught sharks off Israel’s shores. In most cases the shark meat is sold to markets in the Gaza Strip, and in some cases shark fins have been found in Tel Aviv markets, where they are sold for the manufacturing of ‘alternative’ medicines.

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