China's appetite for shark fin soup is declining, but it's still proving lucrative for Indonesian fishermen. ABC News: Phil Hemingway
Sharks killed in secretive Indonesian trade despite government efforts to protect some species
Cutting fins off sharks is not illegal in Indonesia, but the practice of finning them at sea, and throwing their helpless bodies back overboard, is believed to be one of the biggest threats to shark populations. Indonesia is believed to kill more sharks than any other nation on earth.
Total number of sharks and rays caught annually by small-scale fisheries in the South West …