Shark finning is now popular in Indonesia because it is so profitable. Photo: Biosphoto/Nicolas Cégalerba

Indonesia’s fishermen turn to shark finning to satisfy demand for shark’s fin soup and earn some extra money

Shark finning – slicing the fins off live sharks, then dropping them back into the ocean to die – earns fishing crews millions of rupiah, with most fins exported to markets including Hong Kong and Singapore for use in shark’s fin soup

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Shark finning is now popular in Indonesia because it is so profitable. Photo: Biosphoto/Nicolas Cégalerba
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