Law that regulates shark fishery is too liberal: UBC study

http://www.publicaffairs.ubc.ca/2012/03/02/law-that-regulates-shark-fishery-is-too-liberal-ubc-study/

2 March 2012

Shark fins are worth more than other parts of the shark and are often removed from the body, which gets thrown back into the sea. To curtail this wasteful practice, many countries allow the fins to be landed detached from shark bodies, as long as their weight does not exceed five per cent of the total shark catch.

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