Press Release Oceana July 16, 2012 Madrid Contact: Marta Madina ( firstname.lastname@example.org ) Around 100 000 vulnerable shortfin mako sharks are caught every year in the Atlantic. Oceana today echoed management recommendations from scientists of the International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas (ICCAT), who have called for caution in Atlantic fisheries for shortfin
Media Release Humane Society International 18th July 2012 -SYDNEY Following the spate of recent shark attacks in Western Australia, Humane Society International (HSI) has called on the Western Australian Government to look into all aspects that may be affecting shark behaviour. HSI believes there may be a possible connection between the export of live sheep
The United States Atlantic Fishery for Spiny Dogfis.h Marine Stewardship Council Certification. Certification Body: Moody Marine Ltd. Announcement of Determination and Release of the Final Report for Stakeholder Consultation.
Published online in July 2012 Marine park with whale shark and adjacent to sardine fishery Victor S. Soliman, Raul B. Burce ABSTRACT: The aim of balance between conservation and capture fishery is understood yet elusive. In a coastal town in the Philippines, Donsol, considered the “whale shark capital of the world”, its coast also supports
Published online in July 2012 Maldives Sharkwatch Report for 2009 – 2010 Mohamed Ushan, Elizabeth Wood, Mariyam Saleem, Shahaama A. Sattar ABSTRACT: Sharks are top predators playing an important ecological role on coral reefs. Due to their slow growth, late maturity and low fecundity, many sharks are very vulnerable to over-exploitation. Historically fished in the
Published online in July 2012 Comparative abundance of reef sharks in the Western Indian Ocean Chris Clarke, James Lea and Rupert Ormond ABSTRACT: Surveys were conducted over a four year period to assess the abundance of sharks at various remote coral reefs in the Western Indian Ocean, including the Jeddah region of the Red Sea;