Shark finning loophole still open in Pacific

A conservation measure to close a shark-finning loophole was defeated in Manila at the annual meeting of the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission (WCPFC), the international body that manages tuna fisheries in the Pacific.

WWF

Last updated on 14 December 2017

Type: 
Media Watch
Region: 
Western Pacific
Threats: 
Unsustainable fishing and harvesting aquatic resources
Species group: 
Fish