29 December 2012

• Coast Guard Finds 5 Miles Of Illegal Gill Net Filled With Shark

“The crew of a Coast Guard Station South Padre Island response boat spotted the gill net approximately 17 miles north of the U.S. – Mexican maritime border. The gill net was 5 miles long and was loaded with 345 dead sharks.

”The species of shark seized included 225 black tip, 109 bonnet, and 11 bull sharks.”

Source: CoastGuardNews.com

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