Fishing for fins for China
- Published: 1 Mar 2013 at 13.30
- Online news:
BENOA, Indonesia - Dozens of weary Indonesian fishermen sail into a busy port on the resort island of Bali celebrating their lucrative and controversial haul that is destined to end up at Chinese banquets.
Shark fins drying in the sun covering the roof of a factory building in Hong Kong from an illegal sharkfinning operation. (AFP File Photo)
The fishermen show off about 100 shark fins, already sliced off the carcasses, that are ready to be sold to middle-men and then most likely onwards to mainland China or cities around the world with big Chinese populations.
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