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Govt plans shark, manta ray hunting ban

  • The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Wed, March 20 2013 | 09:26 am
Govt plans shark, manta ray hunting ban

PREMIUM Protected predators: Poachers catch oceanic grey sharks in the waters of the Southeast Misool Marine Protected Area in Raja Ampat, West Papua, despite a local ban on shark hunting in the regency’s waters. (Courtesy of The Nature Conservancy/Purwanto)The Maritime Affairs and Fisheries Ministry is considering a plan to issue a decree banning shark and manta ray hunting, after a provincial administ...