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NGO says blue sharks face extinction as ‘unscrupulous’ Maxim’s restaurant refuses to scrap shark fin soup

According to NGO WildAid, blue sharks are being overfished by Spanish industrial fishing boats in the Northwest Atlantic at unsustainable rates due to a lack of catch limits. Last year, Spain exported 628 tonnes of frozen shark fin to Hong Kong, according to data provided by the government.  

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