April 12th, 2012

Mexico: 10 ft Tiger Shark caught in Playa del Carmen

Australia: Gulper shark management arrangements

Australia: Gulper shark management arrangements

Published by the NSW Department of Primary Industries – Fishing and Aquaculture : Both Harrisson’s dogfish (Centrophoros harrissoni) and southern dogfish (C. zeehaani) have been considerably depleted in their range of distribution.  As such, actions are required that will enable the rebuilding of their populations.  The Commonwealth organisations: Australian Fisheries Management Authority (AFMA), the CSIRO ...

Philippines: DOT urges community to follow whale shark interaction guidelines

Philippines: DOT urges community to follow whale shark interaction guidelines

An April 12, 2012 press release from the Department of Tourism The Department of Tourism (DOT) stresses the need to conduct awareness training on whale shark interaction and marine conservation for local government units (LGUs) and communities in parts of the Philippines where whale sharks frequent. Tourism Secretary Ramon R. Jimenez, Jr. urges the public ...

Shark nets planned in Vietnam

Shark nets planned in Vietnam

Vietnam to use nets to prevent sharks from entering beach   Tuoi Tre, dtinews, 11. April 2012 Authorities of the central province of Binh Dinh plan to deploy nets to stop sharks from approaching swimming beaches after at least 6 tourists were attacked there. The nets will be deployed soon to prevent any sharks from ...