February 23rd, 2012

Angler lands big mako shark in Louisiana

Angler lands big mako shark in Louisiana

Helmut Nickel, Shark Year Magazine, 24. February 2012 Date: 17. February 2012. Location: Louisiana, USA. Species: Shortfin mako shark ( Isurus oxyrinchus ). Size: 625 pounds in weight. The mako was caught in the waters off the Louisiana coast by the charter boat ‘Red Eye’ that is docked at Venice Marina. Venice is located approx. ...

Taiwanese Shark Fin Docu

Three Recent Shark Records from the Eastern Mediterranean Sea

Three Recent Shark Records from the Eastern Mediterranean Sea

Three Recent Shark Records from the Eastern Mediterranean Sea.January - February 2012. Bluntnose sixgill sharks Hexanchus griseus in Turkey, Shortfin Mako shark Isurus oxyrinchus in Israel.

Cyanobacterial Neurotoxin in Shark Fins

Cyanobacterial Neurotoxin in Shark Fins

Published on 21. February 2012 Cyanobacterial Neurotoxin β-N-Methylamino-L-alanine (BMAA) in Shark Fins Kiyo Mondo, Neil Hammerschlag, Margaret Basile, John Pablo, Sandra A. Banack and Deborah C. Mash ABSTRACT: Sharks are among the most threatened groups of marine species. Populations are declining globally to support the growing demand for shark fin soup. Sharks are known to ...