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Date: 05/01/13 02:37 PM

31 Responses to How Many Sharks Are Killed Per Hour? [Safe Pic]

  1. Profile photo of fancylad
    fancylad Male 30-39
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    May 1, 2013 at 2:32 pm
    Link: How Many Sharks Are Killed Per Hour? - Holy crap.
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    coldCanuck Male 13-17
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    May 1, 2013 at 2:43 pm
    I feel like I just died a little inside
  3. Profile photo of KLouD
    KLouD Male 30-39
    254 posts
    May 1, 2013 at 2:54 pm
    who cares sharks r dum
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    paddy215 Male 18-29
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    May 1, 2013 at 2:56 pm
    How many other innocent fishies are killed by Sharks per hour?
    Eh?
    Never knew sharks were such hypocrites.
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    TruTenrMan Male 30-39
    2553 posts
    May 1, 2013 at 3:02 pm
    Oh, boo-hoo... they`re animals.
  6. Profile photo of Solvent
    Solvent Male 18-29
    2842 posts
    May 1, 2013 at 3:15 pm
    Sensationalist hippie dickie garbage.
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    Ani187 Female 30-39
    4448 posts
    May 1, 2013 at 3:38 pm
    Holy crap...
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    Demstar_Aus Female 18-29
    179 posts
    May 1, 2013 at 3:45 pm
    Most of the sharks are dumped in the ocean after their fins are removed. Not even using the whole animal, just letting it die.
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    TheGuySmiley Male 18-29
    1243 posts
    May 1, 2013 at 3:52 pm
    sad... mankind never learns...
  10. Profile photo of KLouD
    KLouD Male 30-39
    254 posts
    May 1, 2013 at 3:58 pm
    sharks r boring and dum
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    bordo Male 50-59
    907 posts
    May 1, 2013 at 4:04 pm
    So, we`re winning the war against sharks.
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    dirtysteve00 Male 30-39
    373 posts
    May 1, 2013 at 5:14 pm
    `Sensationalist hippie dickie garbage.`
    `Oh, boo-hoo... they`re animals.`

    Their potential extinction could have serious side effects for us humans, you guys as well.
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    CodeJockey Male 40-49
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    May 1, 2013 at 5:46 pm
    "who cares sharks r dum"
    Oh, you misunderstood. This is plea to increase the intelligence of the shark so they can eat more people. Gotta level the field.
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    huapua Male 13-17
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    May 1, 2013 at 6:21 pm
    Lies. 100,079,252.77 sharks per YEAR? A little bit of research into the reproduction cycle of sharks shows that they reproduce relatively slowly and some shark species take 20-30 years to reach sexual maturity. Why does every "animal rights" ass hat have to lie?
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    carmium Female 50-59
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    May 1, 2013 at 6:23 pm
    We need more cities to enact laws against selling shark fins. Places with big Chinatowns like San Francisco, Vancouver, New York, and especially Asian cities like Manila, have to give a damn and ban the trade outright. If restaurants can`t sell the stupid soup, they`ll stop buying the fins.
    (I don`t know if any of the cities above have already enacted bans.)
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    pladius Male 30-39
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    May 1, 2013 at 6:27 pm
    Mission Accomplished
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    soundman655 Male 50-59
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    May 1, 2013 at 7:00 pm
    NO friggen way !!
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    Draculya Male 40-49
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    May 1, 2013 at 7:46 pm
    It is a great shame that so many sharks are killed. I would put an almost total ban on it, with fines even for bycatch. I didn`t have any at my wedding in Hong Kong and I used to campaign against it, but campaigns won`t have any effect because the Chinese just look at this chart as if you`d shown pictures of pigs. Only difference is, the sharks are a status symbol that marks their new-found wealth.
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    RoboPatton Male 30-39
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    May 1, 2013 at 7:58 pm
    It`s sort of a cultural thing, like whaling.

    So, now, the conundrum; infringe on the culture or watch them go extinct?
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    ledzeppeloyd Male 18-29
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    May 1, 2013 at 9:11 pm
    omg that hit me when i was scrolling and scrolling
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    Zeegrr60 Male 40-49
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    May 1, 2013 at 10:22 pm
    Sharks and cows gotta go!
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    auburnjunky Male 30-39
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    May 1, 2013 at 11:24 pm
    Bullpoo.
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    SoCal Male 18-29
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    May 1, 2013 at 11:33 pm
    damn asians
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    ferdyfred Male 40-49
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    May 2, 2013 at 12:51 am
    Dayum
    humans are the parasites of Earth mind
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    CreamK Male 40-49
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    May 2, 2013 at 1:03 am
    Culture smhulture, there`s no conundrum about this one: sharks are not on our menu, never has and never will be. Eating another apex hunter is extremely stupid and use to be really dangerous. Now that the danger is removed by our minds, does not mean we can start eating them, just because we can. No one really considers eating a lion or a wolf and that must be because ultimately, our bodies know it`s not the kind of sustenance we need so it tastes horrible to us.. Sharkfin soup might taste fantastic but it just sounds wrong.
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    Agent00Smith Male 18-29
    2581 posts
    May 2, 2013 at 4:49 am
    People are poison
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    irunfast86 Male 18-29
    404 posts
    May 2, 2013 at 4:57 am
    sharks need to step their game up
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    ak47reaper Male 18-29
    117 posts
    May 2, 2013 at 9:58 am
    what the hell do they use the fins for?
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    ak47reaper Male 18-29
    117 posts
    May 2, 2013 at 10:02 am
    sold in soup, how does it taste?

    still should eat whole shark. sell as cat food?
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    Canoas Male 18-29
    427 posts
    May 2, 2013 at 11:40 am
    @CreamK
    What you said makes no sense whatsoever. If we can hunt them then we can eat them if we want. We`re at the top of the food chain now, we don`t share that place with any other species, so we get to eat whatever we want. We don`t eat lions or wolves or polar bears because not only are they endangered species but we can only find them in specific parts of the globe. It would be extremely expensive to get lion meat and it probably wouldn`t taste as good as beef, chicken or pork.
    Sharks, apart from their fins, don`t taste very good either, so only their fins are gathered. However, unlike lions and polar bears, sharks are everywhere.
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    Canoas Male 18-29
    427 posts
    May 2, 2013 at 11:55 am
    "Lies. 100,079,252.77 sharks per YEAR? A little bit of research into the reproduction cycle of sharks shows that they reproduce relatively slowly and some shark species take 20-30 years to reach sexual maturity. Why does every "animal rights" ass hat have to lie?"

    First of all, if you`re going to claim something is a lie then be sure to give a reference that contains the truth.
    Secondly, less than half of those 100 million are killed for shark fins. Baby sharks, unlike grown ones, are considered a delicacy in many places and account for half of the annual shark capture.

    And lastly, sharks mate about once every 3 years and their litters can reach up to 100 sharks. They reach maturity in 15 years and their average life span is 30. So, with a normal life-span years a female sharks can make 250 baby sharks on average. 125 of those will make 250 more, and so on. In 45 you can turn 2 sharks into 20 million sharks. Really slow.

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