Finned Sharks in South Africa

Millions of sharks are caught each year for their dorsal fins, which are prized for shark fin soup. Top predators like sharks are important to maintaining biodiversity, and their removal can have ripple effects through an ecosystem. Learn more in our featured story about Sustainable Seafood and see how scientists use genetics to catch shark poachers.

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Submitted by terry (not verified) on

eww sad

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on

How do people eat shark? is shark ok to even consume? i don't think we should eat sharks , I believe we should just study on them.

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on

i think this picture is pure despair, people should not catch shark , let alone 100s of them