Essays Tagged: "Shark fin soup"

A Pursuasive Essay on Why Shark Finning Should Be Banned

Shark Finning Should Be BannedShark finning is a cruel act which should be banned worldwide. Sharks ... herman than others. The most common species to be caught are dolphins, turtles, swordfish, tuna and sharks. The fishermen unhook every single carcass, whether it is dead or half-alive. Tuna and Swordf ... others are considered "by-catch" and are discarded as "trash", dead or alive. The exception is the shark whose fins are easily stored in the deep freezers on board the vessel after being hacked from ...

(2 pages) 36 0 4.1 Feb/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Zoology

Eating traditions in different countries

led with meat and beans cooked in banana leaves is a New Year's specialty. Pork with lotus root and shark fin soup are also favored. Small mandarin trees in full fruit are purchased for each home as a ...

(2 pages) 39 1 2.8 Mar/2005

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Shark Hunting: The Loss of an Apex Predator, and the Corruption of the Ocean Ecosystem

Shark Hunting: The Loss of an Apex Predator, and the Corruption of the Ocean EcosystemSharks are, wi ... able hunters. However, these top hunters now fall among the top hunted. Overfishing is pushing many shark species to the brink of extinction, and this inherent vulnerability is well documented. Shark ... rability is well documented. Shark fin soup continues to grow ever more popular in Asian countries, shark fishing as a sport is becoming more and more prominent, and thousands of sharks' teeth and jaw ...

(10 pages) 38 0 4.3 Nov/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Zoology

Shark Cruelty

Shark Cruelty Should Be Banned There are over 500 species of sharks and they exist in every marine e ... me near beaches, this is costing them over 9 billion dollars, ---that you pay. As well, millions of sharks a year are being caught illegally for food, skin and being used for products, such as wallets ... he millions, animals that can't speak for themselves, animals that are becoming close to extinction.Sharks do attack humans, yes. Sharks have killed people before, yes. But does that mean we should cu ...

(5 pages) 2 0 0.0 Sep/2013

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Dogfish shark dissection

Dogfish Shark DissectionYou will complete this guide and turn it in for your project gradeI. Predissection n ... ect gradeI. Predissection notesLabel the following six anatomical positions: on the diagrams of the sharks below.Cranial -Caudal -Dorsal -Ventral-Medial-Distal-Fin Soup- There has been a great deal of ... -Distal-Fin Soup- There has been a great deal of overfishing just simply due to a delicacy known as shark fin soup. This has lead to the decimation of many shark populations in specific ocean regions ...

(4 pages) 1 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry


moster would act this way. That same question plagues my mind when exploring the inhumane world of shark fishing. Currently one out of five shark species are listed as threatened or endangered (Proje ... out of five shark species are listed as threatened or endangered (ProjectAware). The overfishing of sharks, primarily the fins, is an environmental concern affecting a wide range of bystanders. Devast ...

(7 pages) 2 0 0.0 Nov/2014

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences