Photo Gallery: Top 5 Winners, Losers of the New Animal Trade

Top 5 Winners, Losers of the New Animal Trade
<< Previous   3 of 6   Next >>
Fish-and-chips fans, take note: One of the losers at this month's Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species was the spiny dogfish, a breed of shark that often appears on British menus as "rock salmon," served with a side of fries.

A proposal to restrict the sale of dogfish on the international market failed to get support from the UN trade group, despite reports made at the meeting that the animal is heavily overfished in European and North American waters.

See More Photos in the News
See Today's Top News Stories
Get Our Free email Newsletter: Focus on Photography
—Photograph ) Brandon Cole/Alamy
 
NEWS FEEDS    After installing a news reader, click on this icon to download National Geographic News's XML/RSS feed. After installing a news reader, click on this icon to download National Geographic News's XML/RSS feed.

Get our news delivered directly to your desktop—free.
How to Use XML or RSS




 

50 Drives of a Lifetime

Listen to your favorite National Geographic news daily, anytime, anywhere from your mobile phone. No wires or syncing. Download Stitcher free today.