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IMAGES OF SHARKS BEING UNLOADED AND SOLD IN MIRISSA HARBOUR, SRI LANKA.

 

The following images of dead sharks from Mirissa Harbour in southern Sri Lanka are available COMPLETELY FREE for NGOs, Non Profits and anyone else that can put them to good use.

 

THE FOLLOWING CONDITIONS APPLY:

1. These images may only be used for conservation purposes. Not for generating profits for NGOs!

2. Before downloading these images, please email PIP for permission.  Please describe your intended usage.

3. You may only use these images if you link back to PIP from your website. By doing so, you spread the word about PIP.

 

SHARK BEING UNLOADED AND DISPLAYED IN MIRISSA HARBOUR

 

A barrow load of tiny sharks on display in Mirissa Harbour, Sri Lanka.

A barrow load of tiny sharks on display in Mirissa Harbour, Sri Lanka.

 

Small sharks for sale in Mirissa Harbour

Small sharks for sale in Mirissa Harbour

 

Small sharks for sale in Mirissa Harbour

Small sharks for sale in Mirissa Harbour

 

A 10ft shortfin mako shark for sale in Sri Lanka.

A 10ft shortfin mako shark for sale in Sri Lanka

 

Makos and other sharks on display in Mirissa Harbour

Makos and other sharks on display in Mirissa Harbour

 

Unloading a large Mako Shark

Unloading a large Mako Shark

 

Unloading a large Mako Shark

Unloading a large Mako Shark

 

A shark seller loads whitecheek and blacktip sharks into a wheel barrow A shark seller loads whitecheak and blacktip sharks into a wheel barrow

 

Baby oceanic whitetip sharks (around 80cm long) still displaying their juvenile blacktipped fin markings.

Oceanic whitetip babies barely 80cm long

 

Baby oceanic whitetip sharks still displaying their juvenile blacktipped fin markings.

Juvenile oceanic whitetip sharks killed for their meat

 

A vendor loading manta or mobula fins into a waiting truck at Mirissa Harbour.

A VENDOR LOADING MANTA/MOBULA RAY FINS INTO A TRUCK

 

Sharks and manta ray fins ready for processing.

Manta fins in a truck at Mirissa Harbour Sri Lanka.