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Results of two Shark Tournaments: the 2014 Mako Fever and Mako Mania in New Jersey

Results of two Shark Tournaments: the 2014 Mako Fever and Mako Mania in New Jersey

Helmut Nickel (mail), Shark Year Magazine, 28. June 2014 I have decided to summarize the results of the Mako Fever and Mako Mania tournament in a single post. Most of the participating anglers entered both tournaments, which took place almost simultaneously in New Jersey (one event in Brielle and the other one in neighboring Point

Shark Week returns to Discovery Channel with more hours of shark programming than ever before

Shark Week returns to Discovery Channel with more hours of shark programming than ever before

Press Release Discovery Channel 23. June 2014 —————— -The 27th Annual Shark Week Kicks Off August 10- (Silver Spring, MD) SHARK WEEK, television’s longest running must-see summer TV event, returns to Discovery Channel on Sunday, August 10. Building upon last year’s 11 shark-filled specials, a whopping 13 SHARK WEEK shows coupled with a live talk

Carcharhinus humani, a new whaler shark from the western Indian Ocean

Carcharhinus humani, a new whaler shark from the western Indian Ocean

Published on 19. June 2014 Carcharhinus humani sp. nov., a new whaler shark (Carcharhiniformes:Carcharhinidae) from the western Indian Ocean William T. White, Simon Weigmann ABSTRACT: A new species of whaler shark, Carcharhinus humani sp. nov., is described based on five type specimens from the western Indian Ocean near the Socotra Islands, off Kuwait, Mozambique, and

WA: Review recommends drum lines stay for 3 years

WA: Review recommends drum lines stay for 3 years

Media Release Department of Fisheries, Western Australia 17. June 2014 ——————— The following media statement was issued by WA’s Premier, the Honorable Colin Barnett MEc MLA Shark review reveals by-catch kept to a minimum Catch data indicates no adverse effect on shark stocks 50 tiger sharks of three metres or greater caught on drum lines

Great White Shark population in good health along California coast, UF study finds

Great White Shark population in good health along California coast, UF study finds

The Great White Shark is not endangered in the Eastern North Pacific, and, in fact, is doing well enough that its numbers likely are growing, according to an international research team led by a University of Florida researcher.

Global Protection Proposed for Sharks, Rays, Sawfish, Polar Bear and Lions

Global Protection Proposed for Sharks, Rays, Sawfish, Polar Bear and Lions

Press Release CMS Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals 11. June 2014 —————— Fate of Iconic Species in the Balance as Key Wildlife Conservation Conference Countdown Commences Bonn, Germany, 11 June 2014 - Some of the world’s most endangered species, many of them migratory, are facing unprecedented threats from climate change,

NOAA: Great hammerhead shark currently not in danger of extinction

NOAA: Great hammerhead shark currently not in danger of extinction

Shark Year Magazine, 10. June 2014   Today, the National Marine Fisheries Service turned down requests by WildEarth Guardians and the Natural Resources Defense Council to list the Great hammerhead shark (Sphyrna mokarran) under the Endangered Species Act (ESA). You can find the related press release ( published in December 2012 ) by WildEarth Guardians

Results of the 2014 South Jersey Shark Tournament

Results of the 2014 South Jersey Shark Tournament

Helmut Nickel (mail), Shark Year Magazine, 10. June 2014   34th Annual South Jersey Shark Tournament Location: South Jersey Marina, Cape May, New Jersey, USA. Date: 04. to 07. June 2014 ( three days of fishing ). A total of 97 boats entered in this year’s South Jersey Shark Tournament with an entry fee of

Endangered Sawfish: IUCN Strategy Released as Global Protection Proposed

Endangered Sawfish: IUCN Strategy Released as Global Protection Proposed

Press Release IUCN Shark Specialist Group (SSG) 05. June 2014 ————— Shark Specialists Prioritize Recovery of World’s Largest, Most Threatened Rays Durban, South Africa. June 5, 2014. The Shark Specialist Group (SSG) of the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) is today releasing a global strategy to prevent extinction and promote recovery of sawfishes,

Results of the 2014 Ocean City Shark Tournament

Results of the 2014 Ocean City Shark Tournament

Helmut Nickel (mail), Shark Year Magazine, 02. June 2014   34th Annual Ocean City Shark Tournament Location: Ocean City Fishing Center, Maryland, USA. Date: 29. to 31. May 2014 18 boats participated in this year’s Ocean City Shark Tournament. The entry fee was reduced from $650 to $575. The total payout for all categories was

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