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Queensland Fisheries Minister Reiterates Support for Shark Control Program

Queensland Fisheries Minister Reiterates Support for Shark Control Program

Media Statement Minister for Agriculture and Fisheries The Honourable Leanne Donaldson 19. February 2016 ———————– Minister reiterates support for shark control program Queensland Fisheries Minister Leanne Donaldson has re-iterated the Palaszczuk Government’s support for the State’s successful shark control program at a meeting with a protester who wants shark nets and drumlines removed. “We...

Shark detection technology trial off Sydney

Shark detection technology trial off Sydney

Media Release Niall Blair Minister for Primary Industries Minister for Lands and Water 15. February 2016 ———————– Minister for Primary Industries Niall Blair has announced that a trial of the ‘Clever Buoy’ program has been deployed off Bondi Beach today. “This is a pre-commercial trial of new technology to detect sharks in Sydney –...

Tasmania: Shark incident at Nettley Bay

Tasmania: Shark incident at Nettley Bay

News Release Surfing Tasmania 11. February 2016 ——————- SHARK ATTACK TODAY FEB. 11th Nettley Bay Marrawah. A confirmed report has been passed to Surfing Tasmania about a shark at Nettley Bay, Marrawah today. No one was injured but teeth marks were left in the surfer’s board. He had been surfing with a friend when...

Hawaii: Hanalei Bay closed after surfer bitten by shark

Hawaii: Hanalei Bay closed after surfer bitten by shark

News Release Kaua’i Fire Department County  of  Kaua‘i For Immediate Release: January 28, 2016 ———————– Hanalei Bay closed to swimming due to shark bite HANALEI – Ocean Safety officials have closed Hanalei Bay to swimming until further notice due to a shark bite that occurred at roughly 2 p.m. Thursday. A male visitor had...

NSW North Coast To Receive State’s First Ever Barrier Nets

NSW North Coast To Receive State’s First Ever Barrier Nets

Media Release Mike Baird Premier of NSW Minister for Western Sydney 21. December 2015 ————————– NORTH COAST TO RECEIVE FIRST SHARK BARRIERS The first barrier nets off the NSW coast will be installed off Ballina and Lennox Head as the NSW Government continues rolling out the $16 million shark strategy. NSW Premier Mike Baird...

Shark Incident Reported From Brazilian Archipelago

Shark Incident Reported From Brazilian Archipelago

Helmut Nickel (mail), Shark Year Magazine, 22. December 2015 In the late afternoon of Monday (Dec.21), a man suffered severe injuries in a shark attack at Fernando de Noronha. It’s a small archipelago in the Atlantic Ocean, located over 350 km (220 miles) offshore from the coast of Pernambuco in Brazil. The victim, a...

Adrian Granadas victim of fatal shark attack off Aruba

Adrian Granadas victim of fatal shark attack off Aruba

Saturday, December 19, 2015 A survivor of a shipwreck that occurred about thirty miles off the coast of Aruba was apparently attacked by a shark with fatal consequences. According to the article(s) which is written in Papiamento, a Venezuelan vessel with a crew of seven, carrying a cargo of whiskey from the island of...

First of 20 shark listening stations deployed off the NSW coastline

First of 20 shark listening stations deployed off the NSW coastline

Media Release Niall Blair Minister for Primary Industries Minister for Lands and Water 17. December 2015 ————————— SOUNDING OUT SHARKS: LISTENING STATIONS DEPLOYED Minister for Primary Industries, Niall Blair, has announced two state-of-the-art 4G listening stations have been successfully deployed off Sharpes Beach, Ballina and Clarkes Beach, Byron Bay. “These purpose-built listening stations will...

Bahamian man bitten by shark off Andros Island

Bahamian man bitten by shark off Andros Island

News Release U.S. Coast Guard 11. December 2015 ——— Coast Guard responds to reported shark bite victim in Bahamas MIAMI —The Coast Guard is responding a report of a Bahamian man who was bitten by a shark 67 nautical miles southwest of Andros Island, Bahamas. The 26-year-old man was reportedly fishing aboard a 76-foot...

New Shark Enclosures for two Beaches in Reunion Island

New Shark Enclosures for two Beaches in Reunion Island

Helmut Nickel (mail), Shark Year Magazine, 09. December 2015 The authorities in Reunion Island have designated the beaches of Boucan Canot and Roches Noires as locations for new seabed-to-surface barriers that are supposed to protect people by preventing sharks from entering the enclosed area. The two beaches are located in the commune of Saint-Paul...

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