Anyfin’ for a meal

A Coastguard officer in Portland Harbour, Dorset, caught two Chinese men who were trying to catch a stranded 4ft long and heavily pregnant smooth-hound shark after it became trapped in a tidal storm drain and was unable to return to the sea by itself. The two men apparently admitted they just wanted to cut off the fin to use in …

Removal of fins

Vélez-Málaga Council has started removing the ‘shark fin’ barriers running along the tram route. The tram stopped operating on June 4th and the fins are now considered a potential additional hazard to motorcycle riders.