16th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest People
Fishing For a Future

Fishermen hoist a silky shark caught by their longline the prior night. Fishermen in the town of Punta Lobos have been fishing sharks for generations, but as shark populations decline they’re faced with an uncertain future and pressure to change their way of life.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 08.2017
Date Uploaded: 11.2018
Photo Location: Todos Santos, Mexico
Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark III
Copyright: © Santiago Zurbia Flores Otero