Fishy business of mislabelled shark and ray products

(Clockwise from left) A silky shark labelled as dried shark fin, devil fish labelled as dried gill rakers, bottlenose wedgefish labelled as shovelnose ray meat.
(Clockwise from left) A silky shark labelled as dried shark fin, devil fish labelled as dried gill rakers, bottlenose wedgefish labelled as shovelnose ray meat.PHOTOS: CHOO ET AL (2021)

SINGAPORE - The dried fish or salted fish sold at stores here may not be as innocuous as they seem.

Such fish products could actually be harvested from species facing extinction, but buying them in Singapore is easy, say scientists from the National University of Singapore (NUS) and Wildlife Conservation Society.

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