10 Mar '12, 2am

Blue Shark Numbers Plummet From Shark Fin Soup Demand | Care2 Causes

Blue Shark Numbers Plummet From Shark Fin Soup Demand | Care2 Causes

The demand for shark’s fin soup in Asia is very likely the reason for a steep decline in the population of blue sharks (Prionace glauca) off the coasts of the UK and in the Atlantic Ocean. In a recently published paper in the online scientific journal PLoS ONE , scientists describe how they used satellites to trace the movements of 16 blue sharks from south-west England and the coast of Portugal. The scientists discovered that not only did the sharks hunt at greater ocean depths than had been thought, but that the places they tended to frequent are in the same areas as long-line fishing boats. These boats have a “wall of death” of lines with up to 1,000 hooks each, at depths of some 300 to almost 1,000 feet. Spanish, Portuguese and Tunisian boats catch an estimated 1.1 million blue sharks each year, to sell in Taiwan or Hong Kong where the fins are processed and sold throu...

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