Soupy End to Indian Sharks

BY DIVYA KARNAD
Jun 22, 2011

India lands an estimated 70,000 tonnes of sharks annually, and they eat none of it.

Divya Karnad is a wildlife biologist in India focusing on marine issues. She began her career working with olive ridley sea turtles, studying hatchling responses to beach lighting and temperature-dependent sex determination. Lately, she has been focusing on marine fisheries issues on both coasts of India, including shark fishing and the fin trade.

 

This article was first published in Southern Fried Science.