- Posted 10 Feb 2017 05:07
- Updated 10 Feb 2017 06:45
Shark fins fetch a high price in Asia, where they are often used in soups served on special occasions. (AFP/CHAIDEER MAHYUDDIN)
SAN JOSE: A Costa Rican court has sentenced a Taiwanese business owner to prison over a fishing haul of illegally hacked-off shark fins destined for sale abroad, officials and environmentalists said on Thursday (Feb 9).