Story: Sharks and rays

Health products

Health products

A variety of health products are made from shark liver oil and cartilage, which, it has been claimed, boost the immune system, reduce cancers, and protect against heart disease.

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Gerard Hutching, 'Sharks and rays - Sharks under siege', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 18 September 2021)

Story by Gerard Hutching, published 12 Jun 2006