March 23rd, 2012

NOAA: Fishery management measures for U.S. Caribbean Region

NOAA: Fishery management measures for U.S. Caribbean Region

Highly Migratory Species; 2006 Consolidated Highly Migratory Species Fishery Management Plan; Amendment 4 A Proposed Rule by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration on 03/16/2012 AGENCY: National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Proposed rule; request for comments. SUMMARY : This fishery management plan (FMP) amendment addresses Atlantic highly ...

Redescription of Carcharhinus dussumieri and Carcharhinus sealei

Redescription of Carcharhinus dussumieri and Carcharhinus sealei

Published on 21. March 2012 A redescription of Carcharhinus dussumieri and C. sealei, with resurrection of C. coatesi and C. tjutjot as valid species (Chondrichthyes: Carcharhinidae) William T. White ABSTRACT: A taxonomic re-evaluation of the Carcharhinus sealei-dussumieri group using meristic and morphological data revealed that this group consists of 5 species. Two species, Carcharhinus coatesi ...

Maryland: Shark Fin Bill Clears Senate

Maryland: Shark Fin Bill Clears Senate

By Shawn J. Soper, News Editor of Maryland Coastal Dispatch, 23. March 2012 OCEAN CITY — Commercial fishermen in Worcester County were dealt another tough blow late yesterday when the State Senate approved a bill aimed at prohibiting the possession or distribution of shark fins, a by-product of the shark-fishing industry out of the West ...