Millions of British waters sharks caught for soup
Posted by satyrikon στο Μαΐου 12, 2014
This video says about itself:
A basking shark gets curious and close. (One of twenty-one sighted within the space of an hour.) 10th August 2012
From Wildlife Extra:
Millions of sharks on migration around Britain destined for shark fin soup
Up to four million sharks, mainly blues and makos, are estimated to be caught every year in the North Atlantic as fishermen target migratory routes to and from British waters, reports the Plymouth Herald.
It is feared long-line fishermen from Spain and Portugal are targeting sharks as tuna catches have collapsed. The extent of the problem has been revealed by researchers from Plymouth’s Marine Biological Association (MBA) which tagged and tracked 100 sharks and compared their movements with those of almost 200 long-line vessels.
David Sims, professor of marine ecology at the MBA, said they had identified areas which…
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