Ecuador detains Chinese boat with endangered sharks

Authorities in Ecuador have detained the crew of a Chinese fishing boat suspected to have caught endangered sharks in the Galapagos Islands.

BBC

Last updated on 25 August 2017

Type: 
Media Watch
Country: 
Ecuador
Region: 
South & Central America & The Caribbean
Threats: 
Unsustainable fishing and harvesting aquatic resources
Species: 
Sphyrna lewini
Sphyrna mokarran
Species group: 
Fish