Spurring these fishermen on is the insatiable Asian appetite for shark fins, which make their way onto ostentatious dinner tables in Hong Kong, Taiwan and Japan.
Fox Sharks caught in the Mediterranean Sea. Helmut Nickel, Shark Year Magazine, 06. January 2012. Three recent records of thresher sharks (Alopias vulpinus) from the Mediterranean Sea.
Central America united against shark finning A new legislation underlines Central America’s united stand against the practise of shark finning. The Regional Regulation OSP-05-11 has become effective on January 1st, 2012.
Sharks caught in Turkish waters Helmut Nickel, Shark Year Magazine, 30. December 2011 Four recent records of sharks from Turkey. Bluntnose sixgill sharks Hexanchus griseus and Carcharhinus species
Basking Shark caught in Portugal Date: 22. December 2011 Location: Cascais, Portugal. Species: Basking shark ( Cetorhinus maximus ). Size: reported to be 3 metres in length.
New species of guitarfish discovered in Omani waters. Shark Project Oman (SPO) elasmobranch like sharks, rays, sawfish and guitarfish in Omani waters
Ecuador: Elasmobranch Landings in September 2011.The total landing of sharks and rays was determined to be 1756,35 tons.This result represents an increase of ca. 205 percent in relation to August 2011.
Bali Shark Project Thresher Shark Fishing in Nusa Penida 76 Females harvested with 69 pregnant with two babies each - babies discarded. Bali Shark Project Thresher Shark Fishing
Miami angler lands 15 foot tiger shark LMR Tackle is reporting about the capture of a huge tiger shark in the Miami area. 15 feet in length and weighed over half a ton
Shark attack at Angourie on Steven King New South Wales, Australia