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Thursday, August 31, 2017

Chinese poachers caught off Galapagos Islands with thousands of endangered sharks sentenced to prison

Chinese poachers caught off Galapagos Islands with thousands of endangered sharks sentenced to prison


Twenty Chinese crewmembers have been sentenced to jail and handed a $5.9m (£4.6m) fine for illegally fishing off the Galapagos Islands, where they were caught by Ecuadorean officials with 6,600 sharks aboard.

The Chinese-flagged ship Fu Yuan Yu Leng 999 was apprehended with 300 tonnes of of near-extinct or endangered species, including hammerhead sharks.

Pictures from the Environment Ministry of Ecuador show the sharks with their fins removed. Shark fin soup is considered a delicacy in China.

Judge Alexandra Arroyo announced the captain of the ship will serve four years in jail.


Full story at http://ind.pn/2es3PiE


Source: Independent


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