Samoa and Sri Lanka step up to protect the Blue Shark

Approximately 20 million Blue Sharks are killed each year, propelling Samoa and Sri Lanka to jointly propose to place the species on a special global list asking countries to conserve them and protect their habitat.

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Last updated on 23 October 2017

Type: 
Media Watch
Region: 
Asia
Threats: 
Unsustainable hunting and trapping
Species group: 
Fish