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Florida Shark Fin Trade Bill: Support

January 10th, 2020|

Because of its proximity to international waters and a relatively robust shark fishery in its own coastal ocean, Florida is now a major focal point for shark fins imports and exports in the United States. Florida Senate Passes Bill with Amendments- Contact the Governor 3/9/2020 Today the Florida Senate passed the Florida Shark Fin trade ban [...]

Florida Shark Fin Law Loses Teeth

April 26th, 2017|

Watered Down Shark Fin Law Will Increase Fines, but Allow Shark Fin Trade to Continue. April 24, 2017 Florida legislators side skirted an important shark conservation measure by weakening a law that would have made the shark fin trade illegal in Florida. A similar measure in 2014 that would have made the trade of shark fin [...]