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Delaware: Multiple citations issued for shark fishing violations

Delaware: Multiple citations issued for shark fishing violations

News Release Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC), Division of Fish & Wildlife 20. July 2015 ——————- Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police issue multiple citations for shark fishing violations Anglers urged to review shark species, regulations for restrictions before casting lines DOVER (July 20, 2015) – As part of continuing enforcement ...

New Zealand Signs CMS Sharks MOU

New Zealand Signs CMS Sharks MOU

Press Release Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals (CMS) 13. July 2015 —————— Support for International Conservation of Sharks and Rays in Oceania is Growing as New Zealand Joins the CMS Sharks MOU Bonn, 13 July 2015 – New Zealand signed the UNEP/CMS Memorandum of Understanding on the Conservation of Migratory ...

NMFS Determines Three Angelshark Species Warrant Protection Under the Endangered Species Act

NMFS Determines Three Angelshark Species Warrant Protection Under the Endangered Species Act

DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 50 CFR Part 224 RIN 0648-XD940 Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; 12-Month Finding and Proposed Rule to List Three Angelshark Species as Endangered under the Endangered Species Act 07/14/2015 AGENCY: National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: ...

Smoothhound sharks not overfished, NMFS determines

Smoothhound sharks not overfished, NMFS determines

DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN: 0648-XD969   Stock Status Determination for Atlantic Highly Migratory Atlantic Smooth Dogfish Shark and the Gulf of Mexico Smoothhound Sharks Complex A Notice by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration on 06/29/2015 Action: Notice. Summary This action serves as a notice that NMFS, on behalf of ...

Florida Keys fisherman cited for possession of undersized shark

Florida Keys fisherman cited for possession of undersized shark

Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission ( FWC ) Division of Law Enforcement Weekly Report June 12, 2015 thru June 18, 2015 ( … ) SOUTH REGION B MIAMI-DADE COUNTY An officer and a lieutenant were on water patrol near Rubicon Key when they observed two subjects in a vessel that was tied to the ...

Queensland: More than 3200 fins from 641 sharks seized in fisheries raid last year

Queensland: More than 3200 fins from 641 sharks seized in fisheries raid last year

Media Release Fisheries Queensland Department of Agriculture and Fisheries 10. June 2015 ————— Fishing shack bust: More than 3200 shark fins seized Three recreational fishers were fined a total of $15,250 in Maryborough Magistrates Court yesterday for fisheries offences including possession of shark fins, undersized mud crabs, unmarked crab pots and commercial fishing nets. The ...

EU agrees to modify max level of non-dioxin-like PCBs in spiny dogfish

EU agrees to modify max level of non-dioxin-like PCBs in spiny dogfish

Helmut Nickel (mail), Shark Year Magazine, 14. May 2015 European Commission adopts new PCB limits for spiny dogfish As noted in our article published last February, the European Union revealed its intention to significantly raise the allowable level of non-dioxin-like PCBs in products of wild caught spiny dogfish, Squalus acanthias. The related post can be ...

AU Court imposes strong penalty for under-declaring school shark catches

AU Court imposes strong penalty for under-declaring school shark catches

Media Release The Australian Fisheries Management Authority (AFMA) 27. April 2015 —————– Commonwealth fisherman banned for 10 years Former Port Fairy fisherman Gary Robinson has been banned for a decade from commercial fishing in Commonwealth waters for lying to the Australian Fisheries Management Authority (AFMA) about his catch. Appearing in the Warrnambool Magistrates Court last ...

Florida fisherman cited for illegal method of taking a mako shark

Florida fisherman cited for illegal method of taking a mako shark

Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission ( FWC ) Division of Law Enforcement Weekly Report April 3, 2015 thru April 9, 2015 (…) NORTHWEST REGION BAY COUNTY Officer Brady received information concerning a Mako shark that had been illegally harvested by harpooning and the act was posted on Facebook. Officer Brady found the vessel and ...

Florida: Notice issued for possession and attempted sale of sawfish rostrum

Florida: Notice issued for possession and attempted sale of sawfish rostrum

Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission ( FWC ) Division of Law Enforcement Weekly Report April 3, 2015 thru April 9, 2015 (…) SOUTH REGION A BROWARD COUNTY Lieutenant Harp, Officers Ornold, Harris, Alford, Ariza, Investigators Rubio, Bingham and NMFS OLE Special Agent Maguire responded to an address in Ft. Lauderdale. The response regarded a ...

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