Main Menu
Join Undercurrent on Facebook

The Private, Exclusive Guide for Serious Divers Since 1975 | |
For Divers since 1975
The Private, Exclusive Guide for Serious Divers Since 1975
"Best of the Web: scuba tips no other
source dares to publish" -- Forbes
X
October 2022    Download the Entire Issue (PDF) Vol. 37, No. 10   RSS Feed for Undercurrent Issues
What's this?

Feds Target Companies Involved in U.S. Shark Fin Trade

from the October, 2022 issue of Undercurrent   Subscribe Now

Subscriber Content Preview
Only active subscribers can view the whole article here

A complaint filed in July in Miami federal court accused an exporter based in the Florida Keys, Elite Sky International, of falsely labeling 5,666 pounds of China-bound shark fins as live Florida spiny lobsters to ship abroad. Another company, South Florida-based Aifa Seafood, is under criminal investigation for similar violations. Though federal law makes it illegal to cut the fins off sharks and discard their bodies into the ocean, some states allow fin harvesting from dead sharks at a dock, and they end up in American markets and restaurants. In some states, it's legal to import shark fins....


Subscribers: Read the full article here


Get more dive info like these and other important scuba updates sent monthly to your email.
And a FREE Recent Issue of Undercurrent

Free Undercurrent Issue
Get a free
monthly email and
a sample issue!

 

;

I want to get all the stories! Tell me how I can become an Undercurrent Online Member and get online access to all the articles of Undercurrent as well as thousands of first hand reports on dive operations world-wide


Find in  

| Home | Online Members Area | My Account | Login | Join |
| Travel Index | Dive Resort & Liveaboard Reviews | Featured Reports | Recent Issues | Back Issues |
| Dive Gear Index | Health/Safety Index | Environment & Misc. Index | Seasonal Planner | Blogs | Free Articles | Book Picks | News |
| Special Offers | RSS | FAQ | About Us | Contact Us | Links |

Copyright © 1996-2022 Undercurrent (www.undercurrent.org)
3020 Bridgeway, Ste 102, Sausalito, Ca 94965
All rights reserved.

cd