Tens of millions of sharks are killed each year for their fins to meet the demands of the masses. Finning is cruel and pointless. Sharks once robbed of their fins are thrown back in the water to drown. Shark fins are not proven to have any beneficial effects on a person. Supplements do not need to be proven as safe or effective to be sold in the United States. “The IUCN Shark Specialist Group considers that shark finning threatens many shark stocks, the stability of marine ecosystems, sustainable traditional fisheries, food security and socio-economically important recreational fisheries”. ~SSG Finning Position Statement, May 2003. Regardless of sex, age or size a shark will be killed. In some few decades there will be nothing in the ocean but jellyfish if the killing of this apex predator is not ended

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