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Bad news for sharks in the South China Sea

biology, Conservation, ecology, fisheries, marine science, Natural Science, Science, sharksSeptember 30, 2010

While a large percentage of the world’s shark fins pass through Hong Kong fish markets, most come from far-away countries and little attention has been paid to shark populations in adjacent waters. An important new paper, appropriately titled “The sharks of South East Asia – unknown, unmonitored and unmanaged” provides new insight into this problem.