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3): body yellow, 6 red-orange bands below the dorsal fin, the upper 3 from the nape, the 3 lower from opercle and extending to the caudal peduncle, the 2 ventral most forming a single broad band posteriorly to scaled part of the caudal fin; head yellow with 5 red-orange bands 1 each above and below the eye, 3 from the jaw to the eye and extending to the opercle opening and approximatelly aligned with the bands on the body; dorsal and anal fin yellow, a single red spot with pale blue margin at each membrane base, paler and smaller on the soft portion, faint dusky spots over the remaining fin; caudal fin yellow with small red-orange spots close to the fin base, paired fins transparent, pectoral red-orange at the base.
Color (from fresh specimens)Head and dorsal part of body dull olive silvery, becoming silvery-white up to belly; scales with dark margins forming faint lines dorsally on body; dorsal-fin and anal rays grey, soft rays hyaline, membranes of the dorsal and anal fins aredusky grey; pectoral fins light yellow to whitish anddistinctly stouter and longer than third spine, the
The shark fins, I learned, were destined for Hong Kong and China, where they are used to make shark fin soup.
Without protection, the fins can bend during PMCS and repair work.
The federal Shark Finning Prohibition Act of 2000 makes it illegal to remove sharks' fins and discard the carcasses at sea.
In case of factor two (F2) the correlation with the fish body weight, fork length and total length was positive while there was negative correlation of this factor with dorsal fin length, caudal fin length, anal fin length, average length of the paired pectoral fins and also with the average length of the paired pelvic fins (Table 5).
A PREGNANT shark was saved from a storm drain as two men tried to hack off her fin to make soup.
The text adopted by the EP deletes these exceptions and states that sharks may only be landed with their fins "naturally attached".
MEPs subsequently adopted an amendment that throws out Article 4, and two others referring directly to it; the authorisation of shark fin removal to "enable storage" and the definition of special fishing permit' - before rejecting Amendment 22, which was supposed to replace Article 4.
Richard Benyon Under the ban, Spain and Portugal continue to cut off fins from sharks at sea, and land fins and bodies separately according to an agreed weight ratio which allows fishermen to land far more fins than carcasses, the Shark Trust said.
announced the release of their “Live Fin Free” iPhone 4 and 4S protective cases today.
In response to this threat, certain jurisdictions (at the national, provincial/state, and even municipal level) have enacted bans on shark fin possession and trade, with the goal of reducing the availability of shark fin soup and therefore the need to keep killing sharks for their fins.