An estimated 20 million blue sharks are killed every year and enter the shark fin trade. Save this species form overfishing and the fin trade by protecting them under CITES Appendix II .
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"The fishery for blue sharks has been estimated to remove 20 million animals every year, this may well be the single largest removal of a large wild vertebrate from the ecosystem in the world." – Ms. Gillian Shirley Tuagalu, Samoa Delegation, CMS COP12 A joint proposal by Samoa and Sri Lanka successfully listed blue sharks on Appendix [...]