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Shark Fishing #127391

ABC Evening News for Friday, Mar 16, 1990
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(Studio: Sam Donaldson) Report introduced.

(Long Boat Key, Florida: Mike von Fremd) Impact of intense level of fishing on the shark population featured; details given of insatiable demand in Asia for shark fins; scenes shown of sharks being fished and cooked. [Marine biologist Jose CASTRO - says a predator is taking sharks.] [National Marine Fisheries Service Paul LEACH - comments on shark over-fishing.] Slow reproduction of sharks cited. [Two FISHERMEN - comment on impending government regulations on shark fishing.] [Sport FISHERMAN - says shark numbers are down.]

Donaldson, Sam;
von Fremd, Mike

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