June 30th, 2020

Targeted tagging of white sharks takes WA total to 115

Targeted tagging of white sharks takes WA total to 115

Media Release Department of Fisheries, Western Australia 30. June 2020 — — — — — — — — — Number of white sharks tagged in WA almost double since 2017 Decomposing whale carcasses used to boost State’s shark mitigation efforts Tagging allows electronic monitoring of sharks and early warning to beach users A Department of

Report: Non-lethal SMART drumline trial in SW Australia

Report: Non-lethal SMART drumline trial in SW Australia

Results of the non-lethal SMART drumline trial in south-western Australia between 21 February 2019 and 20 February 2020. Fisheries Occasional Publication No. 139, Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development, Western Australia. PDF-DOWNLOAD

Knowledge, Attitudes and Practices in Trinidad and Tobago regarding sharks and shark consumption

Knowledge, Attitudes and Practices in Trinidad and Tobago regarding sharks and shark consumption

An evaluation of the public’s Knowledge, Attitudes and Practices (KAP) in Trinidad and Tobago regarding sharks and shark consumption Lauren Ali, Elisabeth Grey, Delezia Singh, Azad Mohammed, Vrijesh Tripathi, Judith Gobin, Indar Ramnarine ABSTRACT: There is a global lack of data concerning shark consumption trends, consumer attitudes, and public knowledge regarding sharks. This is the

Cartilaginous fishes offer unique insights into the evolution of the nuclear receptor gene repertoire in gnathostomes

Cartilaginous fishes offer unique insights into the evolution of the nuclear receptor gene repertoire in gnathostomes

Cartilaginous fishes offer unique insights into the evolution of the nuclear receptor gene repertoire in gnathostomes Elza Fonseca, André M. Machado, Nair Vilas-Arrondo, André Gomes-dos-Santos, Ana Veríssimo, Pedro Esteves, Tereza Almeida, Gonçalo Themud, Raquel Ruivo. Montse Pérez, Rute da Fonseca, Miguel M. Santos, Elsa Froufe, Esther Román Marcote, Byrappa Venkatesh, L. Filipe C. Castro ABSTRACT:

Experimental Analysis of Passive Bristling in Air to Enable Mako-Shark-Inspired Separation Control

Experimental Analysis of Passive Bristling in Air to Enable Mako-Shark-Inspired Separation Control

Experimental Analysis of Passive Bristling in Air to Enable Mako-Shark-Inspired Separation Control Sean P. Devey, Amy W. Lang, James P. Hubner, Jackson A. Morris, Maria L. Habeggar ABSTRACT: Water tunnel studies have demonstrated that the skin of the fast-swimming shortfin mako shark (Isurus oxyrinchus) exhibits a passive method to limit flow separation. Limiting flow separation

Elasmobranch bycatch by prawn trawls in the Gulf of California

Elasmobranch bycatch by prawn trawls in the Gulf of California

Elasmobranch bycatch by prawn trawls in the Gulf of California: First comprehensive analysis and the effect of fish escape devices Karla C. Garcés-García, Javier Tovar-Ávila, Bibiana Vargas-Trejo, Darío A.Chávez-Arrenquín, Terence I. Walker, Robert W. Day ABSTRACT: We report results from the first detailed investigation of elasmobranch bycatch that contains data on species, sex, and length-frequency