June, 2017

Distribution, seasonal movements and habitat utilisation of an endangered shark from northern Australia

Distribution, seasonal movements and habitat utilisation of an endangered shark from northern Australia

Published on 21. June 2017 Distribution, seasonal movements and habitat utilisation of an endangered shark, Glyphis glyphis, from northern Australia B. J. Lyon, R. G. Dwyer, R. D. Pillans, H. A. Campbell, C. E. Franklin ABSTRACT: Euryhaline and freshwater elasmobranchs are considered amongst the most threatened groups of aquatic animals. The speartooth shark Glyphis...

New British Measured and Released Record

New British Measured and Released Record

Press Release The Shark Angling Club of Great Britain 01. June 2017 — — — — — — — — — — — — The Shark Angling Club of Great Britain has gone through many changes over the decades, and none more so important than the changes to their policy regarding Catch and Release....

Importance of productive Mozambican coastal waters to whale sharks

Importance of productive Mozambican coastal waters to whale sharks

Published on 20. June 2017 Satellite tagging highlights the importance of productive Mozambican coastal waters to the ecology and conservation of whale sharks Christoph A Rohner​, Anthony J Richardson, Fabrice R A Jaine, Michael B Bennett, Scarla J Weeks, Geremy Cliff, David P Robinson, Simon J Pierce ABSTRACT: Recent advances in tracking technologies and...

Results of the 2017 Edisto Beach Shark Tournament

Results of the 2017 Edisto Beach Shark Tournament

Helmut Nickel, Shark Year Magazine, 20. June 2017 Edisto Watersports and Tackle Shark Tournament Location: Edisto Watersports and Tackle, Edisto Beach, South Carolina, USA Date: 10. June 2017 WINNERS 1st Place Species: Tiger shark (Galeocerdo cuvier) Weight: 956 lbs Boat: High Expectations 2nd Place Species: Tiger shark (Galeocerdo cuvier) Weight: 666 lbs Boat: Bullfrog...

Results of the 2017 Warriors for Warriors Charity Shark Tournament

Results of the 2017 Warriors for Warriors Charity Shark Tournament

Helmut Nickel, Shark Year Magazine, 18. June 2017 4th Annual Charity Shark Fishing Tournament Location: Captain Bill’s Landing, Point Pleasant Beach, New Jersey, USA Date: 08.-10. June 2017 WINNERS: 1st Place: Species: Shortfin mako shark (Isurus oxyrinchus) Weight: 193 lbs Length: 80 inches Date: June 09th, 2017 Boat: Old Salty II Angler: Ben Wolken...

Results of the 2017 Bahia Marina Mako Mania Tournament

Results of the 2017 Bahia Marina Mako Mania Tournament

Helmut Nickel, Shark Year Magazine, 18. June 2017 21st annual Mako Mania Shark Tournament Location: Bahia Marina, Ocean City, Maryland, USA. Date: 02. to 04. June 2017 A total of 77 boats (with 337 anglers on board) participated in this year’s Mako Mania Shark Tournament. The total prize money distributed was $134,480 and over...

Rare Spotted Ray caught at Annual Scottish Shark-a-Tag Event

Rare Spotted Ray caught at Annual Scottish Shark-a-Tag Event

Press Release Scottish Sea Angling Conservation Network (SSACN) 12. June 2017 — — — —- —- The 9th annual Sharkatag event took place on the 3rd and 4th of June this year in southwest Scotland. For the first time ever during the event a Spotted Ray was caught, the angler being Sharkatag veteran Alison...

NSW North coast shark net trial to end early

NSW North coast shark net trial to end early

Media Release Niall Blair Minister for Primary Industries Minister for Regional Water Minister for Trade and Industry 29.May 2017 — — — — — — — — — — NSW Minister for Primary Industries, Niall Blair today announced that the NSW Government will begin removing all five nets from the North Coast Shark Net...