Artist: Xandi Kreuzeder
Location of permanent exhibition: Surf Café in Erceira, Portugal
Material: Mixed Beach Trash; Size: 250 cm long
Shark populations face the threat of extinction in every part of the world primarily due to
overfishing driven by the high demand for shark fins. However there are additional threats
facing sharks that incude bycatch, where sharks are killed when other seafood is being targeted,
recreational fishing, sharks being used for ingredients in cosmetics or health supplements,
destruction of habitat and more.