Unusual Shark Attacks On Dolphins: Are 'Trophy Hunters' To Be Blamed?

A family of dolphins in Australia's Monkey Mia tourist spot were brutally attacked by sharks, raising concerns about the lives of the marine mammals. On Wednesday, local ecotourism operators in the Perth area blamed the attacks over the past month on fishermen hunting for sharks as "trophies" to post on social media.

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Last updated on 09 February 2018

Type: 
Media Watch
Country: 
Australia
Region: 
Indian Ocean
Oceania
Species group: 
Fish