20.10.11.V the world's largest reserve for the sharks in the Marshall Islands found two thousand dead mammal with cut fins.
Divers investigating the reserve area of 2 million square kilometers, reported that after a shallow dive found a large number of dead animals that have been cut off the fins.
— When we plunged into the water, we saw a huge number of shark carcasses. All were without fins, and all were dead, — one of the team of divers.
Many of the dead sharks are rare and in danger of extinction, among them — a type of whale sharks.
— We have seen how the reserve went to 10 fishing trawlers flying the flag of Costa Rica, who illegally entered the area — said marine biologist and environmental adviser on the UNESCO World Heritage Sandra Bessudo.
Earlier, the Marshall Islands, where there is a nature reserve, a ban on the trade in all products of the commercial catch of sharks and these predators in their territorial waters.
Source: Life News Online