August, 2017

Broad-scale movements of commercially important sharks

Broad-scale movements of commercially important sharks

Published online on 18. August 2017 Acoustic monitoring reveals the broad-scale movements of commercially important sharks Matias Braccini, Kelly Rensing, Tim Langlois, Rory McAuley ABSTRACT: Information on broad-scale movements is required for spatial management and improved conservation of large marine predators. We studied the mobility of the 4 most commercially important shark species of Western

Shark conservation issues among users of a shark angling online forum

Shark conservation issues among users of a shark angling online forum

Published online on 12. August 2017 Fishing practices and representations of shark conservation issues among users of a land-based shark angling online forum David S. Shiffman, Catherine Macdonald, Harry Y. Ganz, Neil Hammerschlag ABSTRACT: Recreational fisheries can play a significant role in the population dynamics of threatened fish species, but have received much less research

Identification of ciguatoxins in a shark involved in a fatal food poisoning

Identification of ciguatoxins in a shark involved in a fatal food poisoning

Published on 15. August 2017 Identification of ciguatoxins in a shark involved in a fatal food poisoning in the Indian Ocean Jorge Diogène, Laia Reverté, Maria Rambla-Alegre, Vanessa del Río, Pablo de la Iglesia, Mònica Campàs, Oscar Palacios, Cintia Flores, Josep Caixach, Christian Ralijaona, Iony Razanajatovo, Agathe Pirog, Hélène Magalon, Nathalie Arnich & Jean Turquet

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Contrasting complexity of adjacent habitats influences the strength of cascading predatory effects

Contrasting complexity of adjacent habitats influences the strength of cascading predatory effects

Published on 12. August 2017 Contrasting complexity of adjacent habitats influences the strength of cascading predatory effects James E. Byers, Zachary C. Holmes, Jennafer C. Malek ABSTRACT: Although cascading effects of top predators can help structure communities, their influence may vary across habitats that differentially protect prey. Therefore, to understand how and to what degree

Evaluation of Scope for Harm for White Shark in Atlantic Canada

Evaluation of Scope for Harm for White Shark in Atlantic Canada

DFO, July 2017 Evaluation of Scope for Harm for White Shark (Carcharodon carcharias) in Atlantic Canada. DFO Can. Sci. Advis. Sec. Sci. Resp. 2017/ 025 PDF – DOWNLOAD  

Abundance and size structure of a reef shark population within a marine reserve

Abundance and size structure of a reef shark population within a marine reserve

Published on 03. August 2017 Abundance and size structure of a reef shark population within a marine reserve has remained stable for more than a decade Mark E. Bond, Jasmine Valentin-Albanese, Elizabeth A. Babcock, Debra Abercrombie, Norlan F. Lamb, Ashbert Miranda, Ellen K. Pikitch, Demian D. Chapman ABSTRACT: Marine reserves, areas protected from exploitative anthropogenic

New Mississippi State Record for Bull shark

New Mississippi State Record for Bull shark

News Release Mississippi Department of Marine Resources 18. July 2017 — — — — — — — — — CMR certifies state record for Bull Shark BILOXI, Miss. – The Mississippi Commission on Marine Resources certified a new state record for Bull Shark (Carcharhinus leucas) at its meeting Tuesday, July 18. Brett Rutledge of Mobile,

Washington State Record for Blue shark confirmed

Washington State Record for Blue shark confirmed

News Release Washington Department of Fish & Wildlife 11. August 2017 — — — — — — — — — Arizona angler sets Blue Shark sport fish record OLYMPIA – An Arizona angler fishing out of Westport has established the sport fish record for the largest blue shark caught in Washington waters, fishery managers with

Queensland: Improved protection for hammerhead sharks

Queensland: Improved protection for hammerhead sharks

Media Statement Minister for Agriculture and Fisheries and Minister for Rural Economic Development The Honourable Bill Byrne Friday, August 11, 2017 — — — — — — — — — — — — — — Fishery management controls around hammerhead sharks have been strengthened to help prevent them being listed as an endangered species. Fisheries

British Measured and Released Record Confirmed

British Measured and Released Record Confirmed

Press Release Shark Angling Club Great Britain 02. August 2017 — — — — — — — — — The Shark Angling Club of Great Britain have great pleasure in confirming a new British Measured & Released Record for a Blue Shark, caught and released by John Dines. The fish measured 106” from the nose

The trophic role of a large marine predator, the tiger shark

The trophic role of a large marine predator, the tiger shark

Published on 09 August 2017 The trophic role of a large marine predator, the tiger shark Galeocerdo cuvier Luciana C. Ferreira, Michele Thums, Michael R. Heithaus, Adam Barnett, Kátya G. Abrantes, Bonnie J. Holmes, Lara M. Zamora, Ashley J. Frisch, Julian G. Pepperell, Derek Burkholder, Jeremy Vaudo, Robert Nowicki, Jessica Meeuwig, Mark G. Meekan ABSTRACT:

Overfishing of an apex marine predator

Overfishing of an apex marine predator

Published online on 02. August 2017 Satellite telemetry reveals higher fishing mortality rates than previously estimated, suggesting overfishing of an apex marine predator Michael E. Byrne, Enric Cortés, Jeremy J. Vaudo, Guy C. McN. Harvey, Mark Sampson, Bradley M. Wetherbee, Mahmood Shivji ABSTRACT: Overfishing is a primary cause of population declines for many shark species

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