Shark fins on sale at a store in Chinatown in San Francisco. The US bans the practice of ‘shark finning’, which involves removing the fin and discarding the fin at sea. Photo: AP

China’s seafood tariffs could spell the end for US shark fin industry

American fishing bodies insist controversial trade represents most sustainable way of meeting demand as dispute between two countries threatens its future

Topic |   US-China trade war

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Shark fins on sale at a store in Chinatown in San Francisco. The US bans the practice of ‘shark finning’, which involves removing the fin and discarding the fin at sea. Photo: AP
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