Shark Mitigation to undergo full assessment. The Federal Government will require the West Australian Government to undertake a full environmental assessment of Western Australia’s Shark Mitigation Strategy.
Press Release Welcome to Shark Attack Survivors 2013 yearly shark attack summary. Our shark attack information is available up to the minute all year long, so a yearly shark attack summary is pretty much a waste for our purposes, but all those so-called shark experts and reporters find a yearly report on “confirmed to be
Helmut Nickel, Shark Year Magazine, 23. February 2014 On 20. February, at about 16.00 hrs in the afternoon, a kitesurfer was reportedly bitten by a shark in French Polynesia. The incident occurred in the waters of Huahine, which is an island located among the Society Islands. A ‘blacktip reef shark’ is believed to be the
The State Government has released details of the first three weeks of its new drum line initiative, part of a $23million shark hazard mitigation program. The South-West contractor (who commenced January 25) has caught 23 sharks in total, disposing of 13 tiger sharks over three metres in length, and successfully releasing six smaller sharks.
An overview of the Shark Control Program in Queensland with an analysis of the 2013 catch statistics. The Shark Control Program in the north-eastern Australian state of Queensland is supposed to minimise the threat of shark attack on humans in particular locations. The program was launched in 1962 and it currently relies on over 360 drumlines and 30 nets (see...
A man who killed a juvenile Great White Shark by deliberately striking it with his boat at Sussex Inlet has been fined more than $18,000 including court costs. Department of Primary Industries (DPI) Director of Fisheries Compliance, Glenn Tritton, said the 40-year-old man from Glenbrook was found guilty of harming a threatened species when the matter was heard in...
Hawaii : Penalties Considered for Killing, Harming Sharks and Rays. House Bill 2380, from Rep. Nicole Lowen, would create penalties as high as $10,000 for any person who knowingly captures, harms or kills sharks and rays within state waters.
NOAA Fisheries and the states of California, Maryland and Washington have agreed through an exchange of letters that their individual state shark finning laws are consistent with the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act.
On January 27th 2014, the Secretariat of Agriculture, Livestock, Rural Development, Fisheries and Food (Sagarpa) has established a permanent ban on fishing for great white sharks ( Carcharodon carcharias) in Mexican waters. The related text was published today in the Official Gazette (DOF : 27/01/2014). A full copy of the original text ( in Spanish language ) is provided...
Smart Drumlines on test in Reunion Island: Pilot project regarded as success. Five sharks caught in two days. On January 14th, the experimental phase of the fishing project ‘CapRequins’ has been launched in Reunion Island.