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Australia Shark Alert ! 2.5 m Bull Shark caught in Noosa Waters canals

Australia Shark Alert ! 2.5 m Bull Shark caught in Noosa Waters canals

11th July 2011. Shark alert! Authorities are trying to catch up to 4 monster bull sharks trapped in a highly prestigious canal estate at Noosa.        

California Academy of Sciences researchers worry about shark population in the Philippines

California Academy of Sciences researchers worry about shark population in the Philippines

Please see the related article in our News Section ( New Shark Species Discovered in Philippines ).  

Taiwan fishermen to be asked to bring in sharks intact

Taiwan fishermen to be asked to bring in sharks intact

10 July 2011 By Jamie Wang, Focus Taiwan News Channel. Taiwan will next year become the first Asian country to ban fishermen from bringing in dismembered sharks, as part of efforts to prevent finning, a local report said Sunday. Taiwan’s Fisheries Agency (FA) under the Council of Agriculture expects to implement a new regulation...

Shark Fishing in Ecuador

Shark Fishing in Ecuador

08 July 2011, GALAPAGOS BLOG. In 2007 President Rafael Correa overturned the law prohibiting the sale of shark fins and shark meat making it legal for fishermen who “accidently” catch sharks while conducting other fishing activity.  As a result thousands of sharks are killed each year and sold to Hong Kong or other parts of...

Shark News Video: Teenager treated for suspected shark attack in Colombia

Shark News Video: Teenager treated for suspected shark attack in Colombia

Please see the related article in our News Section (HERE).    

Sixgill Sharks caught in Spain

Sixgill Sharks caught in Spain

Date: reported on 06 July 2011. Location: Spain (Mediterranean Sea). A fisherman from Begur, a town in the province of Girona, made an impressive catch when he hauled up a big bluntnose sixgill shark (Hexanchus griseus). But the Spanish media has wrongly identified the shark as a basking shark (‘tiburon peregrino’ ). According to...

Oceana Applauds Chile for Banning Shark Finning

Oceana Applauds Chile for Banning Shark Finning

Press Release Dustin Cranor ( OCEANA Senior Manager, Campaign Communications ). 06 July 2011 Today, the Chilean National Congress passed legislation that completely bans shark finning. The bill, promoted by Oceana, requires every shark that fishermen catch to be landed with their fins naturally attached. The President of Chile is expected to sign the...

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