Ecuador: Elasmobranch Landings in September 2011.The total landing of sharks and rays was determined to be 1756,35 tons.This result represents an increase of ca. 205 percent in relation to August 2011.
News Release by the Marine Stewardship Council, 16. December 2011 At its December 2011 meeting held in Berlin, the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) Board of Trustees resolved that fisheries engaged in shark finning would not be eligible for certification to the MSC standard for sustainable fisheries. Shark finning is defined as the practice of removing
Helmut Nickel, Shark Year Magazine, 18. December 2011 Date: reported on 10. December 2011. Location: Northwestern Spain. Species: Goblin shark (Mitsukurina owstoni). The Spanish trawler ‘Gonzacove Dos’, which is based at the port of Marín (Pontevedra Province in Galicia), caught this specimen in the neighboring Portuguese waters. The source is reporting that the goblin shark