Permalink: https://media.greenpeace.org/archive/Hawksbill-Turtle-at-Fish-Farm-in-China-27MZIFIX284X.htmlConceptually similarHawksbill Turtle at Fish Farm in ChinaGP0229NCompleted★★★★Hawksbill Turtles Jewellery in ChinaGP0229OCompleted★★★★Hawksbill Turtles in ChinaGP0229SCompleted★★★★Hawksbill Turtle in ChinaGP02299Completed★★★★Hawksbill Turtles in ChinaGP0229FCompleted★★★★Green Turtles at Fish Farm in ChinaGP0229CCompleted★★★★Green Turtles in ChinaGP0229RCompleted★★★★Green Turtle at a Fish Farm in ChinaGP0229BCompleted★★★★Green Turtles in ChinaGP0229PCompleted★★★★View AllGP0229MHawksbill Turtle at Fish Farm in ChinaA critically endangered Hawksbill turtle is held by a tourist at a fish farm outside Sanya in Hainan Island. Turtle poaching in Asia is growing as the demand for meat and shell products increases.Locations:Asia-China-HainanDate:28 Apr, 2010Credit:© Paul Hilton / GreenpeaceMaximum size:4516px X 3063pxKeywords:Aquaculture-Day-East Asian ethnicities-Endangered species-Fish farms-Hawksbill turtles-KWCI (GPI)-Oceans (campaign title)-Outdoors-Tourism-Tourists-TurtlesShoot:Turtle Poaching in ChinaAccording to Sea Turtles 911, a non-profit organization dedicated to the conservation of sea turtles, there are over 2000 sea turtles in the holding pens in China. Statistics show that 80 per-cent are green, 15 per-cent hawksbill and 5 per-cent olive ridley. The creatures are caught mainly in gill nets in the South China Sea and eggs and hatchling are poached from the Spratly Islands. Turtle poaching in Asia is growing as the demand for meat and shell products increases.