Live Tiger Shark Pups Rescued in Taitung: Valuable for Research

Fishermen operating out of Chenggong fishing port in Taitung County, Taiwan, brought in two dead pregnant female tiger sharks in two consecutive days, from which 75 live baby sharks were rescued. The tiger shark pups were taken to be tagged and released by the Council of Agriculture’s Fisheries Research Institute. The first shark was brought in on Monday, June 13, and another Tuesday, June 14. Video broadcast by news networks shows a fish trader at the port cutting open the

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