February, 2012

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ISAF 2011 Shark Attack Summary

ISAF 2011 Shark Attack Summary

ISAF 2011 Shark Attack Summary. GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Shark attacks in the U.S. declined in 2011, but worldwide fatalities reached a two-decade high, according to the University of Florida’s International Shark Attack File report released today.

Whale Shark in Karachi Fish Harbour 07-02-2012

BC Spiny Dogfish – Fisheries in Transition

BC Spiny Dogfish – Fisheries in Transition

50 Interviews with the Fishing Sector Report commissioned by The Prince’s Charities’ International Sustainability Unit February 2012 Please see PDF – page 36 : British Columbian Spiny Dogfish Fishery Interview with Michael Renwick, Executive Director of the British Columbia Dogfish Hook and Line Industry Association PDF-Download    

Shark bites fisherman in Taiwan

Clasper of the Southern Thorny Skate Amblyraja doellojuradoi

Clasper of the Southern Thorny Skate Amblyraja doellojuradoi

Published on 3. February 2012. Description of the clasper of the Southern Thorny Skate Amblyraja doellojuradoi (Pozzi, 1935) (Chondrichthyes: Rajidae) Gabriela Delpiani, Daniel E. Figueroa and Ezequiel Mabragaña ABSTRACT: This work constitutes the first description of the clasper of Amblyraja doellojuradoi. The characterization was based on both external morphology and the composition of the internal

Maryland introduces bill to ban Shark Fins

Maryland introduces bill to ban Shark Fins

Maryland introduces bill to ban Shark Fins. HOUSE BILL 393. Natural Resources – Shark or Elasmobranch Fins – Prohibition on Possession or Distribution.

300 kg Blue Pointer caught in Australia

300 kg Blue Pointer caught in Australia

Helmut Nickel, Shark Year Magazine, 03. February 2012 Date: 29. January 2012. Location: Apollo Bay, Victoria, Australia. Species: Shortfin mako shark (Isurus oxyrinchus). Size: 2.90 metres in length and 294 kg in weight. According to the source, the mako was caught by the two sport-fishermen Jason Finch (28) and Neil Sturzaker (53) about 20-kilometres south-east

Bermuda: Sharks attack hooked giant bluefin tuna

California: Asian Rights Group Fights Shark Fin Ban

California: Asian Rights Group Fights Shark Fin Ban

By MARIA DINZE, Courthouse News Service, February 02, 2012 SAN FRANCISCO (CN) – California’s criminalization of possessing and selling shark fins is unconstitutional, the Asian American Rights Committee of California claims in state court. “Shark fin soup is an Asian cultural delicacy with origins in the Ming Dynasty. It is a ceremonial centerpiece of traditional

ISSF Resolution to Prohibit Shark Finning

ISSF Resolution to Prohibit Shark Finning

Shark Finning Banned by World’s Largest Tuna Conservation Coalition 1 February 2012 – A conservation measure passed by the International Seafood Sustainability Foundation (ISSF) Board of Directors will require industry participants to adopt written policies that prohibit the practice of shark finning and refrain from transactions with fishing vessels that engage in the practice.

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