Brooklyn Seafood Seller Caught Trafficking Shark Fins

Long Quan Seafood International Trading Corp. — a wholesale seafood retailer down on Bath Avenue in Bath Beach, Brooklyn — now holds the unlucky title of first company to be successfully prosecuted under New York State’s one-year-old shark fin ban. On June 22, Long Quan’s owners pleaded guilty to “felony commercialization of wildlife” and paid a $10,000 fine for “trafficking in shark fins,” according to the state Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC). The DEC says Long Quan was caught trafficking shark fins just a few months,,, Read the rest here 09:21

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