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#OpByCatch2019: 2 Dolphins Lie At The Back Of The Harlequin Bridge. The Day Before, Fishermen From The Same Trawler Told …
Approximately 38 million sharks are killed each year to meet the demands of the controversial shark fin industry, which uses the fins to make shark fin soup, a dish that is considered a delicacy in some Asian countries. Sharks are often thrown back into the ocean to die after their fins have been removed.
But, there are other important reasons to promote shark conservation beyond economics, Cisneros-Montemayor said. For one, sharks play a vital role in the ecosystem of the oceans.
“Studies have found that if you remove top predators, like sharks, you change the structure of the ecosystem itself,” he explained. “This significantly changes the ecosystem, and it puts you in danger of all kinds of bad things happening.”
Fuk Asian restaurant owners & their shark soup menu
The devices have also been employed to keep marine mammals away from fishing nets. The devices are known as acoustic …