March 1st, 2013

Fishing Leads to Significant Shark Population Declines

Fishing Leads to Significant Shark Population Declines

Press Release Florida International University 01. March 2013 ———————- The world’s shark population is experiencing significant decline with perhaps 100 million or more sharks being lost every year, according to a study published this week in Marine Policy. While sharks are one of the oldest vertebrate groups on the planet, the population decline is causing ...

Global catches, exploitation rates, and rebuilding options for sharks

Global catches, exploitation rates, and rebuilding options for sharks

Final Version to be published in July 2013 Global catches, exploitation rates, and rebuilding options for sharks Boris Worm, Brendal Davis, Lisa Kettemer, Christine A. Ward-Paige, Demian Chapman, Michael R. Heithaus, Steven T. Kessel, Samuel H. Gruber ABSTRACT: Adequate conservation and management of shark populations is becoming increasingly important on a global scale, especially because ...

Great white shark illegally killed in South Australia

Great white shark illegally killed in South Australia

Media Release Primary Industries and Regions SA (PIRSA) 01. March 2013 ———————– Information sought on illegal killing of White Shark Authorities are appealing for information from the public, following the discovery of a White Shark in the Port Lincoln National Park that appears to have been illegally killed. The shark was discovered by a member ...

Shark-bite survivors must worry about infection