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French Polynesia

July 2012
French Polynesia protects sharks - bans fishing of ALL sharks!

The government of French Polynesia included the mako, the last shark that was not protected in tis waters, on the list of fish banned from capture or trade in its vast territorial zone in the South Pacific. French Polynesia's shark sanctuary covers 4.7 million square kilometers.

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Shark Defenders

French Polynesia Shark Sanctuary



Radio New Zealand

French Polynesia shark fishing ban welcomed