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29th Shark killed on Drumline in Reunion Island

29th Shark killed on Drumline in Reunion Island

Helmut Nickel (mail), Shark Year Magazine, 15. September 2014 Shark Fishing Program in Reunion Island: Two bull sharks and three tiger sharks harvested in less than a week, already 29 large sharks killed since January. In the early morning hours of last thursday, 11. September, two large bull shark were taken by fishermen working for

WA Drumlines: EPA recommends against extending shark catch and kill policy

WA Drumlines: EPA recommends against extending shark catch and kill policy

Media Statement Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) 11. September 2014 —————————- EPA recommends Shark Hazard Mitigation Drum Line proposal should not be implemented Summary: The Environmental Protection Authority has today announced it has recommended the Western Australian Shark Hazard Mitigation Drum Line Program 2014-2017 proposal should not be implemented. Release Date: 11 September 2014 Details: Following

Great White Shark allegedly caught in the Russian Far East – August 2014

Great White Shark allegedly caught in the Russian Far East – August 2014

Russian fishermen reportedly caught an adult Great white shark ( Carcharodon carcharias ) off the coast of Sakhalin which is an island in the North Pacific Ocean. Embedded below is a video showing the landing of the specimen. The footage was uploaded on Youtube on 31. August 2014.

Shark Attack File Clarification

Shark Attack File Clarification

Shark Attack File Clarification from us Shark Attack Survivors Many people wonder why our information is so much different than the information from the International Shark Attack File (ISAF). We both start off getting reports of shark attack. We both investigate and confirm the incident happened. At this point the number of attacks is pretty

Results of the 2014 Yarmouth Shark Scramble

Results of the 2014 Yarmouth Shark Scramble

Fourteen boats gathered in Yarmouth to compete in the 2014 Shark Scramble. The participating anglers brought several sharks with a total weight of 8,430 lbs ( or 3,824 kg ) to the scale, over 5,300 lbs less than in the preceding year when 5 more boats had entered the tourney.

Shark finning to be banned in New Zealand waters

Shark finning to be banned in New Zealand waters

Press Release Hon Nathan Guy, Primary Industries Minister Hon Dr Nick Smith, Conservation Minister 20. August 2014 ——————- Shark finning to be banned from 1 October A ban on the finning of all shark species within New Zealand waters will take effect from 1 October this year, Conservation Minister Dr Nick Smith and Primary Industries

Results of seven US Shark Tournaments in New England and adjacent states, June – August 2014

Results of seven US Shark Tournaments in New England and adjacent states, June – August 2014

Helmut Nickel (mail), Shark Year Magazine, 17. August 2014. This post provides an overview of the outcome of the following seven shark tournaments which took place in the northeastern region of New England and New York State from late June to early August 2014 :

NZ: Decade of great white shark research nears end

NZ: Decade of great white shark research nears end

A joint 10-year NIWA and the Department of Conservation project to find out more about the great white sharks that inhabit New Zealand waters is coming to an end as scientists tackle the final phases of data analysis. NIWA fisheries scientist and shark expert Dr Malcolm Francis is one of several scientists who have spent the past decade tagging...

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

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