Press Release Fiji Ministry of Information July 16 2012 MORE MONITORING NEEDED TO ADRESS SHARK VULNERABILITY The vulnerability of shark species and their depleting status in the region has become an area of priority analysis for Fiji and the Oceania Fisheries Programme or OFP. Stock assessments of the status of silky shark and oceanic white
July 16, 2012 Calgary city council has voted 13-2 to draw up a bylaw to ban the distribution and sale of shark fins. The City of Calgary City Clerk’s Office NOTICE OF MOTION NM 2012-32 2012 07 16 RE: Shark Finning Alderman Pincott WHEREAS, The City of Calgary is a recognized leader in environmental
Published in June 2012 New deep water skates of the genus Notoraja Ishiyama, 1958 (Rajoidei, Arhynchobatidae) from the southwest Pacific Bernard Séret and Peter R. Last ABSTRACT: Four new skates of the genus Notoraja Ishiyama, 1958 are described from the rarely accessed, deep waters off New Caledonia, Vanuatu and Fiji islands, and the Norfolk Ridge.
News Release Marine Management Organisation 13. July 2012 Skate research success A project to understand the population and movements of skate has recorded its first tagged fish thanks to a South West fisherman. A skate, tagged and released as part of a Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science (Cefas) research programme, was caught 197