Anon. (2008, March 18). 3 South Koreans arrested on suspicion of selling whale meat. The Herald tribune [online]. Available. http://www.iht.com/articles/ap/2008/03/18/asia/AS-GEN-SKorea-Whales.php [2009, February 17]
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South Korean police have arrested three fishermen suspected of illegally catching whales and selling the meat, a coast guard official said Tuesday.
South Korea has long banned whaling, but allows the sale of meat from whales that are accidentally caught in fishing nets or wash up dead on shore. Violators face up to three years in prison or fines of up to 20 million won (US$19,700;