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Shark Video of Sharks at fish market in Taiwan

Shark Video March 2011 Basking Shark caught in Azores

Big Ray caught in Turkey by commercial fishermen in the Sea of Marmara

Big Ray caught in Turkey by commercial fishermen in the Sea of Marmara

Date: reported on June 28, 2011. Location: Istanbul, Turkey. A big stingray was caught by commercial fishermen in the Sea of Marmara. The reported weight of the specimen is 115 kg. The impressive catch was displayed at a fishmonger’s shop in Istanbul. Source and Photo Credit: istanbulhaber.com.tr  

Secrets of sharks stomach revealed

Secrets of sharks stomach revealed

Wellington great white snacked on seals by TOM HUNT, Photo Credit: Jean-Claude Stahl, Te Papa 30/06/2011 A 2.8-metre great white shark hauled out of the entrance to Wellington Harbour had been feeding on large marine mammals. A team at Te Papa defrosted the shark, caught last year, for measuring this week. It was the largest

Hawaii Shark Fin Product Ban Takes Effect July 1

Hawaii Shark Fin Product Ban Takes Effect July 1

28 June 2011 Press Release by The Humane Society. Restaurants and retailers reminded of prohibition on sale of shark fin soup and other fin products HONOLULU – The Humane Society of the United States, Shark Allies and marine protection advocates are reminding restaurants and retailers across Hawaii that beginning July 1, it is illegal for

Responsibly Sourced Pacific Common Thresher Shark Now Available

Responsibly Sourced Pacific Common Thresher Shark Now Available

22 June 2011, Santa Monica Seafood. When shark fishing makes the news these days, it’s generally negative. Shark finning, especially in California, has a lot of people up in arms lately, and rightly so. It’s a deplorable practice that has a negative impact on shark populations world wide. We want to make it clear that

Business partner or simple catch? The economic value of the sicklefin lemon shark in French Polynesia

Business partner or simple catch? The economic value of the sicklefin lemon shark in French Polynesia

Published on 24 June 2011. E. Clua, N. Buray, P. Legendr, J. Mourier, S. Planes. ABSTRACT: Most arguments invoked so far by the scientific community in favour of shark conservation rely on the ecological importance of sharks, and have little impact on management policies. During a 57-month study, we were able to individually recognise 39

Montauk Marine Basin 41st Annual Shark Tag Tournament

Montauk Marine Basin 41st Annual Shark Tag Tournament

Location: Montauk, New York. This year, about 125 boats participated in the tournament, which took place at the Montauk Marin Basin.

Florida Shark Management – Public Workshops June/July 2011

Florida Shark Management – Public Workshops June/July 2011

PowerPoint Presentation by Florida Wild and Wildlife Conservation Commission: Shark Management – Public Workshops June/July 2011. PDF Download – here    

Florida FWC surveys on shark fishing changes

Florida FWC surveys on shark fishing changes

27. June 2011, The Islander. By Rick Catlin, Islander Reporter The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission’s public forum in Sarasota June 23 drew a number of anglers and fishing guides, many of whom disagreed with an FWC proposal to add great hammerheads and tiger sharks to the banned fishing list. FWC division of fisheries

Mako Mania Tournament 2011

Mako Mania Tournament 2011

Date: June 25 to 26, 2011.   Location: Clarks Landing, Point Pleasant Beach / New Jersey Tournament Result: 1st Place: Catch: mako shark, 280 pounds, 88 inches. Boat: ‘American Mustang’, Capt. Peter Casagrande. 2nd Place: Catch: mako shark, 247.5 pounds. Boat: ‘Tashtego’. 3rd Place: Catch: mako shark, 219 pounds. Boat: ‘Mushin’ SOURCE: Asbury Park Press

Bizarre-looking shark caught in Mexico

Bizarre-looking shark caught in Mexico

Quote: Pisces Fleet Sportfishing Blog, June 25. 2011 : A few days ago I was in the office talking to some guys from La Paz, who had won a fishing trip from Pisces after taking first place in the Asupesca Speafishing Tournament held in La Paz in April. In a casual conversation one of the anglers mentioned a

1000-Pound Mako caught in Florida

1000-Pound Mako caught in Florida

18. June 2011, Florida .    A giant shortfin mako shark (Isurus oxyrinchus) was caught by a group of Miami bankers participating in a Florida International University alumni tournament. The incident occurred about 16 miles off Elliot Key, which is the northernmost of the Florida Keys. It took the seven men, guided by “Wound Up”

Shark Video 1000 LB Mako Caught During Fishing Tournament

Shark Video Feb 2010 Great White Shark in Vietnam