eBay Trades in Endangered Shark and Ray Body Parts

Currently eBay allows for vendors to claim or require buyers have CITES permitting without verification, thereby condoning traffic of body parts of protected wildlife. We call on eBay to strengthen and enforce its wildlife policy to block all sales of endangered and protected species including jaws, rostra and shark fin products.

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Where Have All the Blue Sharks Gone?

While Blue Sharks are some of the most extraordinary, personable swimmers of the ocean as well as one of the most abundant pelagic shark species in the world, little is still known about the biology or population health of this beautiful shark. This is primarily due to a disregard by fisheries management and general indifference to the high amount of bycatch and the emergent threat of shark finning.

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