200,000 shark fins seized by police in Ecuador, bound for Asia markets

Shark fins worth up to $1.5m discovered after raids on nine properties in the port city of Manta

The Guardian

Last updated on 29 May 2015

Type: 
Media Watch
Country: 
Ecuador
Region: 
South & Central America & The Caribbean
Threats: 
Unsustainable hunting and trapping
Illegal trade
Species group: 
Fish