Animals

Sharks for Dinner? Report Says Some Sharks Can Be Sustainably Fished

The finding isn't a reason to run out and buy shark meat, but it shows how complex fisheries management can be.

Published On 02/06/2017
5:59 PM EST
Gummy and whiskery sharks caught off southern Australia come from stocks that have produced sustainable catches for many years because of careful management. Credit: Colin Simpfendorfer
Rays are often an incidental catch in trawl fisheries. These blue spot lagoon rays were captured in a trawl fishery in Sri Lanka. Credit: Colin Simpfendorfer