March, 2012

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Shark attack at Gold Coast beach

Shark attack at Gold Coast beach

A SURFER has been attacked by a shark at a popular beach on the Gold Coast. Ambulance crews and lifeguards are treating the surfer for wounds to his leg after he was bitten while surfing about 120m off Nobbys Beach about 5.10pm. The surfer has been named as Billy O’Leary, 20, a Griffith University student

Ban likely on shark fin trade in New York

Fox Shark caught in north-western Italy

Fox Shark caught in north-western Italy

A new record of a common thresher shark from the Ligurian coast. Date: 17. March 2012. Location: La Spezia, Liguria, Italy. Species: Common thresher shark ( Alopias vulpinus ). Size: said to be 3 metres in length, 300 kg in weight.

Whale Shark found dead in Philippines

Whale Shark found dead in Philippines

Helmut Nickel, Shark Year Magazine, 19. March 2012 Date: 18. March 2012. Location: Calabanga, Province of Camarines Sur, Philippines. Species: Whale shark ( Rhincodon typus ). Size: reported to be 4.6 metres long, 1.2 metres wide. The dead specimen (female) washed ashore in Barangay Sabang, Calabanga town. According to the source, the shark may have

European Council backs shark finning ban

European Council backs shark finning ban

COUNCIL OF THE EUROPEAN UNION Brussels, 19 March 2012 7826/12 PRESSE 114 The Council positions itself against the removal of fins of sharks on board vessels The Council adopted a general approach whereby it supports landing of all sharks with their fins attached as proposed by the Commission (6719/2/12). The controversial practice of “shark finning”

Tiger Shark Near Miss

2012 Spiny Dogfish Fishery in Northeastern United States

2012 Spiny Dogfish Fishery in Northeastern United States

Fisheries of the Northeastern United States Proposed 2012 Spiny Dogfish Fishery Specifications A Proposed Rule by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration on 03/19/2012 SUMMARY This rule proposes a catch limit, commercial quota, and trip limit for the spiny dogfish fishery for the 2012 fishing year. The proposed action was developed by the Mid-Atlantic and

Nick Romano,17, was bitten on his calf

Nick Romano,17, was bitten on his calf

Teen surfers bitten by shark in New Smyrna Beach Swimmers were cleared out of the water in New Smyrna Beach on Wednesday after two people were bitten by a shark, beach patrol officers said. Nick Romano,17, was bitten on his calf, and Sidney Levy,15, was bitten on her ankle, officials said. Romano told WFTV about

Shark bites surfer at Jensen Public Beach

Shark bites surfer at Jensen Public Beach

Shark bites surfer at Jensen Public Beach A shark bit a surfer several times on the arm at Jensen Public Beach on Thursday afternoon, according to Martin County Fire Rescue officials. At 3:50 p.m., a male surfer was paddling on his surfboard when what is suspected to be a bull shark bit him several times

Sydney Levy 15, was the victim of a shark bite

Sydney Levy 15, was the victim of a shark bite

Teens Bitten By Sharks At New Smyrna Beach Girl, 15, Rushed To Surgery NEW SMYRNA BEACH, Fla. — Two beachgoers were bitten by sharks at New Smyrna Beach on Wednesday afternoon. Valeh Levy said she wishes had been watching a movie, but it was the real deal. Her daughter, Sydney, 15, was the victim of

Researching the fin trade


Costa Rica: Proposal to list Hammerhead Sharks in CITES Appendix III

Costa Rica: Proposal to list Hammerhead Sharks in CITES Appendix III

Costa Rica: Proposal to list Hammerhead Sharks in CITES Appendix III. The Costa Rican government has proposed the inclusion of the scalloped hammerhead shark (Sphyrna lewini) in Appendix III of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES).

JNCC Report: Identifying high risk commercially-exploited aquatic organisms in trade

JNCC Report: Identifying high risk commercially-exploited aquatic organisms in trade

Fish and Multilateral Environmental Agreements (MEAs) developing a method to identify high risk commercially-exploited aquatic organisms in trade and an analysis of the potential applications of MEAs   March 2012 Sant, G., Goodman, G., Crook, V., Lack, M. & Oldfield, T.E.E The following report was commissioned by JNCC to explore means by which a strategic

Shark’s death a ‘rare’ opportunity

Newmarket: By-Law Draft for Shark Fin Ban

Newmarket: By-Law Draft for Shark Fin Ban

CORPORATION OF THE TOWN OF NEWMARKET BY-LAW NUMBER A BY-LAW TO PROHIBIT THE POSSESSION, SALE, TRADE, DISTRIBUTION AND/OR CONSUMPTION OF SHARK FINS OR DERIVATIVE PRODUCTS (Shark Fin By-Law) WHEREAS subsection 8(1) of the Municipal Act, 2001, S.). 2001, c.25, as amended (the “Municipal Act, 2001”) states that the powers of a municipality shall be interpreted

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