June, 2018

France: Over 400 sharks killed in ghost net

Results of the South Jersey Shark Tournament 2018

Results of the South Jersey Shark Tournament 2018

Helmut Nickel, Shark Year Magazine, 18. June 2018 38th annual South Jersey Shark Tournament Location: South Jersey Marina, Cape May, New Jersey, USA Date: June 6-9, 2018 A total of 68 boats were registered for this year’s event. 161 shark catches were reported during three days of fishing. The majority (152 specimens) were released. The

Gulf State Park Pier to Offer Limited Shark Fishing

Gulf State Park Pier to Offer Limited Shark Fishing

News Release Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources 16. June 2018 — — — — — — — The Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources is implementing a pilot program for a permitted managed shark fishing season at the Gulf State Park Saltwater Fishing Pier. The first two events will take place on

UAE announces new Shark Protection Plan

UAE announces new Shark Protection Plan

Press Release UAE Ministry of Climate Change & Environment 11. June 2018 ———   ————–   ———- Ministry of Climate Change and Environment Develops National Plan of Action for Conservation and Management of Sharks The Ministry of Climate Change and Environment (MOCCAE) has launched the National Plan of Action (NPOA) for the Conservation and Management of Sharks

Interacting with wildlife tourism increases activity of white sharks

Interacting with wildlife tourism increases activity of white sharks

Published on 06. June 2018 Interacting with wildlife tourism increases activity of white sharks Charlie Huveneers, Yuuki Y Watanabe, Nicholas L Payne, Jayson M Semmens ABSTRACT: Anthropogenic activities are dramatically changing marine ecosystems. Wildlife tourism is one of the fastest growing sectors of the tourism industry and has the potential to modify the natural environment

Results of the 2018 Bahia Marina Mako Mania Tournament

Results of the 2018 Bahia Marina Mako Mania Tournament

Helmut Nickel, Shark Year Magazine, 05. June 2018 22nd annual Mako Mania Shark Tournament Location: Bahia Marina, Ocean City, Maryland, USA. Date: 01. to 03. June 2018 A total of 37 boats participated in this year’s event. Only one mako shark was brought to the weigh-in station. Last year’s results are available here: 21st annual

Age and growth of sharks

Age and growth of sharks

Published on 04. June 2018 Age and growth of sharks: do vertebral band pairs record age? Lisa J. Natanson, Gregory B. Skomal, Sarah L. Hoffmann, Marianne E. Porter, Kenneth J. Goldman, David Serra ABSTRACT: Inaccurate age estimates can have severe consequences in the management of elasmobranchs. Numerous studies in shark age validation have demonstrated a

Feeding behavior and trophic interaction of three shark species in the Galapagos Marine Reserve

Feeding behavior and trophic interaction of three shark species in the Galapagos Marine Reserve

Published on 25. May 2018 Feeding behavior and trophic interaction of three shark species in the Galapagos Marine Reserve Diego Páez-Rosas, Paul Insuasti-Zarate, Marjorie Riofrío-Lazo, Felipe Galván-Magaña ABSTRACT: There is great concern about the future of sharks in Ecuador because of the lack of biological knowledge of most species that inhabit the region. This paper