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New report finds that almost 600,000 metric tonnes of sharks and rays caught annually by top catchers

A study published yesterday by The Wildlife Trade Monitoring Network (TRAFFIC) details how the world’s top 20 shark and ray catchers and traders account for approximately 80% of the global reported catch, averaged by year from 2007 to 2017. 

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