Published by ABC West Coast SA, 31. July 2012 Locals suspect a man was attacked by a Great White Shark while surfing near Streaky Bay on the State’s West Coast this afternoon. The man in his late forties was flown to the Royal Adelaide Hospital after he was bitten on the arm at about three-o’clock
Press Release PRETOMA New petition delivered to President Laura Chinchilla of Costa Rica against shark fin imports 27. July 2012 A petition signed by 1937 citizens was delivered today to President Laura Chinchilla of Costa Rica, calling for her to take measures and immediately ban the importation of shark fins. This new petition adds up
Today Thierry Robert, the mayor of Saint-Leu, has issued a decree in which he allows the fishing for bull sharks (Carcharhinus leucas) all along the coast of Saint-Leu. The commune of Saint-Leu is located south of Trois-Bassins where a surfer was fatally mauled by a shark last week.
28. July 2012 Nantucket selectmen have endorsed a new beach policy after a supposed shark sighting July 18 at Fisherman’s Beach turned out to be a false alarm. The shark scare briefly closed three popular south shore beaches to swimming, but the sighting was actually an ocean sunfish, or mola mola, John Chisholm, of the
Date: 19. – 21. July 2012. Location: Oak Bluffs Marina, Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts, USA. According to the organizer, 103 boats were registered . The fishermen brought in a total of 16 sharks, but only nine specimens met the minimum weight requirement for the tournament. List of the five heaviest shark catches: Species: Porbeagle shark (
Published by WNCT Staff, July 26, 2012 WILMINGTON, N.C. – A 12-year-old boy is recovering from a possible shark bite this morning. He was bitten by something at Ocean Isle Beach Tuesday. A 9-1-1 call was placed by the boy’s aunt. Victim’s aunt: “I don’t know if my nephew has been bitten by something, he
Press Release Marine Management Organisation (MMO) Court orders £1.62 million payment for unlawful exploitation of fish stocks Date issued: 26 July 2012 Reference: 06/12 Truro Crown Court today (Thursday 26 July) ordered a Spanish fishing company, its UK subsidiary and their captains to pay a total of £1.62 million for serious fisheries offences. This is
After third shark attack fatality, Protesters ask Prefect of Reunion Island to allow shark fishing in Marine Reserve. In the aftermath of the latest fatal shark attack in Reunion (here), about 300 people (most of them surfers) gathered in front of the Prefecture building in Saint-Denis early this afternoon.