LOOK: Shark fins, other parts intercepted in Zamboanga

Reuben James Rosalado, ABS-CBN News

Posted at Sep 09 2016 04:29 PM

Photo by Reuben James Rosalado, ABS-CBN News

Philippine Coast Guard intercepted two cargoes in Zamboanga port on Friday containing cut-up bodies and fins of whale sharks and other species of shark. 

The cargoes allegedly came from Tawi-tawi and is owned by a certain Abdu Ibno.

Photo by Reuben James Rosalado, ABS-CBN News

Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources said whale sharks are endangered and protected marine species under the law.