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Delaware man cited for possession of prohibited shark parts

Delaware man cited for possession of prohibited shark parts

Press Release Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control ( DNREC ) State of Delaware 09. October 2014 ————————- Fish & Wildlife Enforcement reminds citizens to review Delaware and federal regulations before posting fish or wildlife parts for sale DOVER (Oct. 9, 2014) – Over the past 10 days, DNREC Division of Fish & Wildlife

New Zealand: Shark Fin to Greenweight Ratios – Circular 2014

New Zealand: Shark Fin to Greenweight Ratios – Circular 2014

Fisheries (Commercial Fishing) Regulations 2001 Fisheries (Shark Fin to Greenweight Ratios) Circular 2014 (Notice No. MPI 391) Pursuant to Regulation 52C of the Fisheries (Commercial Fishing) Regulations 2001, and after meeting consultation requirements, the Director General of the Ministry for Primary Industries issues the following circular. C i r c u l a r 1.

FWC cites angler for possession of over the shark bag limit

FWC cites angler for possession of over the shark bag limit

Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission ( FWC ) Division of Law Enforcement Weekly Report September 12-September 18, 2014 ( … ) SOUTHWEST REGION MANATEE COUNTY Officer Laskowski was patrolling the south Skyway fishing area for fishing activity. Officer Laskowski was watching an individual fishing when he observed him catching a shark and put it

Cebu: Amended PB ordinance shields shark from extermination

Cebu: Amended PB ordinance shields shark from extermination

Provincial News Cebu Provincial Government 16. September 2014 —————————– By Ramon Gallardo The once dreaded creature in the sea, the shark, which man fears to encounter specially during a sea mishap, human being now seems shifted his notion to this kind of animal as a mere predator – to its importance to our marine biodiversity.

NOAA: Stock Status Determination for Atlantic Sharpnose and Bonnethead Sharks

NOAA: Stock Status Determination for Atlantic Sharpnose and Bonnethead Sharks

DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XD476 — Stock Status Determination for Atlantic Highly Migratory Atlantic Sharpnose and Bonnethead Sharks A Notice by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration on 09/05/2014 AGENCY: National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice. SUMMARY: This action serves as a

The Unique Collection and Variety Hotels join ‘Fin-Free Thailand’

The Unique Collection and Variety Hotels join ‘Fin-Free Thailand’

Press Release The Unique Collection of Hotels and Resorts 30. August 2014 ————————— 13 Hotels and Resorts Managed By The Unique Collection and Variety Hotels Join “FIN-FREE THAILAND” The Unique Collection and Variety Hotels are participated in “Fin-Free Thailand to stop serving shark fin and become 100% shark fin free to protect endangered sharks which

Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group To Ban Shark Fin In Asia Pacific Hotels

Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group To Ban Shark Fin In Asia Pacific Hotels

News Release Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group 01. September 2014 ————————— SINGAPORE (September 1, 2014) – Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group today announced that the company has joined the fight in reversing the rapid decline in the shark population and signaling its commitment towards sustainable seafood sourcing. Reaffirming its commitment to operate as a responsible business, the

CITES Application Guidelines for US Fishermen

CITES Application Guidelines for US Fishermen

This document was created to assist U.S. fishers who plan to engage in international commercial trade (e.g. fishing on the high seas and landing in the United States or in a foreign country, importing, exporting, or re-exporting) of oceanic whitetip shark, three species of hammerhead sharks (scalloped, great, and smooth), porbeagle shark, and manta rays.

From ‘Avoid’ to ‘Best Choice’: Pacific spiny dogfish upgraded by Seafood Watch

From ‘Avoid’ to ‘Best Choice’: Pacific spiny dogfish upgraded by Seafood Watch

New and Updated Recommendations – September 2014 The Monterey Bay Aquarium Seafood Watch 02. September 2014 —————————- Consumers now have many more sustainable seafood options from the West Coast New and updated recommendations for September 2014 include cabezon, crab, dogfish, groundfish, grouper, grenadier, lingcod, lobster, Pacific cod, sablefish and skate. The most exciting news is

US ‘JAWS Act’ introduced to halt foreign aid to countries that allow shark finning

US ‘JAWS Act’ introduced to halt foreign aid to countries that allow shark finning

Press Release Blake Farenthold United States Congressman, 27th District of Texas 19. August 2014 ————————- U.S. Representative Blake Farenthold introduces H.R.5308, the Justice Attributed to Wounded Sharks (JAWS) Act to halt foreign aid to countries that allow shark finning WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Blake Farenthold (TX-27) introduced H.R. 5308, the Justice Attributed to Wounded Sharks

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