St. Maarten bans shark fishingShark Year Magazine, 07 October 2011
News published by the St. Maarten Nature Foundation ( on 04. October 2011 ) :
” Great News to Report: The Honorable Minister Franklin Meyers has just signed the Decree prohibiting the intentional catching and harming of Sharks, Rays and Skates in St. Maarten Territorial Waters! St. Maarten is one of the few countries in the world where shark conservation measures are in effect. ”
We will update this post if more information becomes available.
Source: St. Maarten Nature Foundation