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Today’s Catch in Manta: Banned Sharks Netted ‘Legally’

Manta, Ecuador - Shark fishing is illegal in Ecuador but a loophole allows fisherman to legally sell sharks that end up in their nets. The law doesn't define a distinction between landings that are accidental or intentional, which generally means that sharks are plentiful among the morning catch fisherman unload on beaches throughout the coast.…
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