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dogfish: a shark for breakfast?

Posted: January 8 2017

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A shark called Dogfish. Photo by Ben de la Cruz/NPR.


https://www.npr.org/player/embed/508538671/508668113
Currently one of the most plentiful fished fish on the East Coast is actually a shark called dogfish, and yet most Americans have hardly even heard of it. So where are the catches going? Turns out, 90% of the fish Americans eat is imported, whereas 99% of dogfish is exported other places.