65 Sharks Found Aboard Boat in Galapagos

September 21, 2011 § 1 Comment

Just months after the Mary Fer I was tragically caught illegally shark fishing within the Galapagos Marine Reserve, another boat the Reina del Cisne from the same home port of Manta was caught poaching in the Galapagos Islands.  When park officials inspected the boat the found 65 sharks on baord.

The Reina del Cisne was captured with 2 smaller fibrer glass 12 people on board (5 of whom were not listed on the paperwork with the port captain when departing Manta).  The Reina del Cisne and crew were taken to the island of San Cristobal for legal action.

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