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The burgeoning market for shark fin soup, a traditional dish in east Asia, is driving this growing practice. But an appetite for soup is contributing to the shocking decline of most large shark species over the past half-century.
As the chief predators of the ocean, sharks play an essential role in the balance of the marine ecosystem. Their overfishing leads to collapsing populations, which—along with that of other large predators—will likely lead to serious consequences for many other ocean species. The effects of shark overfishing are already being seen.
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