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Dr. Mahmood Shivji, at the <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="OREDU0000134" title="Nova Southeastern University" href="/topic/education/colleges-universities/nova-southeastern-university-OREDU0000134.topic">Nova Southeastern University</a> Oceanographic Center, poses with this dorsal fin of a Bull Shark that was confiscated from a boater who had only the fin and not the shark, off the South Florida Coast. Shivji has developed a genetic test that has helped law enforcement agencies nail people for illegal shark fishing and for finning sharks, in which their fins are cut off and the shark tossed into the ocean to die.
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( Sun-Sentinel/Andrew Innerarity / May 6, 2008 )

Dr. Mahmood Shivji, at the Nova Southeastern University Oceanographic Center, poses with this dorsal fin of a Bull Shark that was confiscated from a boater who had only the fin and not the shark, off the South Florida Coast. Shivji has developed a genetic test that has helped law enforcement agencies nail people for illegal shark fishing and for finning sharks, in which their fins are cut off and the shark tossed into the ocean to die.

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