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[Pages 409-438]
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Introduction
I.  Background
    A.  The Practice of Shark Finning
        1.  How Did Shark Finning Become an Industry?
        2.  What Are Shark Products Used for?
    B.  The Long Struggle Against Shark Finning in the U.S.
        1.  The Magnuson-Stevens Act
        2.  The Atlantic Plan
              a.  Atlantic Shark Fishery States
              b.  Atlantic Shark Fishery States’ Regulations
        3.  The Pacific Resolution
              a.  Pacific Shark Fishery States
              b.  Pacific Shark Fishery States’ Regulations
        4.  U.S. Bans Finning From All U.S. Waters: H.R. 5461
    C.  Foreign Response to Shark Finning
    D.  Global Efforts to Control Shark Finning
II.  Discussion
    A.  The Harsh Realities of Shark Finning
    B.  Why It Took So Long for the U.S. to Uniformly Ban Finning in Its Waters
    C.  Enforcement Problems Applicable to All Countries
IV.  Analysis
    A.  Proposal
    C.  Potential Enforcement Problems
Conclusion