Published on 30. March 2012 Activity and habitat use of two species of stingrays (Myliobatiformes: Potamotrygonidae) in the upper Paraná River basin, Southeastern Brazil Domingos Garrone Neto and Virgínia Sanches Uieda ABSTRACT: The life history of freshwater stingrays (Potamotrygonidae) under natural conditions has been poorly documented. In this study, we investigated the period of activity
Published on 30. March 2012 Feeding behavior of the Neotropical freshwater stingray Potamotrygon motoro (Elasmobranchii: Potamotrygonidae) Akemi Shibuya, Jansen Zuanon and Sho Tanaka ABSTRACT: The feeding mechanisms of elasmobranchs and their functioning have been receiving growing scientific attention, although less emphasis has yet to be directed towards batoid species. The present study investigated the use
A MAN killed by a shark off Western Australia's southwest coast was diving with his brother, police say. Stratham Beach in Geographe Bay about 230km southwest of Perth,
Changes introduced by the Scottish Government mean vulnerable species of sharks, skates and rays now have greater protection, over and above EU legislation.The Scottish Government is the first in Europe to introduce legislation protecting such a wide range of species. The Sharks Skates and Rays (Prohibition of Fishing) Order came into force today (March 30) and covers 26 species...
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Published by the Martha’s Vineyard Times, 28. March 2012 Division of Marine Fisheries biologist and well-known shark research scientist Greg Skomal provided the Oak Bluffs board of selectmen with an overview of the Oak Bluffs Monster Shark Tournament Tuesday. The board is evaluating a request by a group of Island residents, Vineyarders against shark tournaments,
Changes to Recreational Fishing Catch Limits to Take Effect News Release by the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry (MAF), Issued by Mike Bodnar (MAF Communications), 26. March 2012 Blue cod, bluenose and the portion of fish in your fish and chips should all benefit from changes to catch limits and other measures that come