Ending the consumption of manta ray gills in China - in pictures

Environmental NGO WildAid has launched a new campaign to end the consumption of manta ray gills in China. A report by the group estimates a tripling in the number of manta and mobula rays killed to supply gills for a so-called medicinal health tonic.

Guardian

Last updated on 13 June 2014

Type: 
Media Watch
Country: 
China
Threats: 
Overharvesting
Species: 
Manta birostris
Species group: 
Fish