Thousands of Sharks Found on Boat in Huge Illegal Haul

The confiscation of the Chinese ship and arrest of its 20 crew in the Galápagos show just how hard it is to protect marine sanctuaries.

National Geographic

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