Conservation & Fishery

Mississauga Group protests shark fin ban

Mississauga Group protests shark fin ban

By Chris Clay, Mississauga.com , 24. October 2011 A group of residents and business owners gathered at Celebration Square today to demand the City of Mississauga repeal a recently-passed bylaw banning shark fin products. The protest, organized in part by the Mississauga Chinese Business Association (MCBA), featured about 70 people waving placards. They were there

US Spiny Dogfish Management Measures for 2012

US Spiny Dogfish Management Measures for 2012

Mid-Atlantic Council Adopts Increase in Spiny Dogfish Quotas for 2012

Oceans Research Press Release on Illegal White Shark Capture

Oceans Research Press Release on Illegal White Shark Capture

Man Illegally Catches a great white shark in Mossel Bay Press Release by Oceans Research 16th October, 2011: Mossel Bay — Man illegally catches a Great White Shark On Friday 14th October 2011, Oceans Research received a phone call from local members of the community regarding an incident that was taking place at Beacon Point in

Fishing industry upset by extension of ban

Fishing industry upset by extension of ban

By ABC News,21. October 2011 The shark and gillnet fishing industry is angry at a Australian Fisheries Management Authority (AFMA) decision to enforce larger non- fishing boundaries for a further 18 months. The Authority initially set up the trial near sea lion colonies last April, in an effort to minimise sea lion deaths. It says

Taiwan to ban Shark Finning from next year

Taiwan to ban Shark Finning from next year

Taiwan announces plans to regulate Shark Fishery   Published by Taiwan Today – News Ticker, 20. October 2011 The Taiwanese Fisheries Agency said Oct. 19 that it will tightly regulate shark fishing starting next year. In the future, the agency said, it will be illegal for fishermen to collect only shark fins while dumping the

Committee approves shark-fin ban in Toronto

Committee approves shark-fin ban in Toronto

By CityNews.ca staff, 13. October 2011 A day after Mississauga banned shark fin products, a committee approved similar action against the controversial Chinese delicacy in Toronto. However, the decision will still have to go to city council for final approval, and then on to Ottawa. A city report noted that as a municipality, Toronto has

Greater protection for Elasmobranchs in Scotland

Greater protection for Elasmobranchs in Scotland

Greater protection for shark, skate and ray The Nature of Scotland – Autumn 2011 – Issue 13 New rules are being drafted to increase the protection of vulnerable species of shark, skate and ray in Scotland. A protection order for the species will go to the Scottish Parliament for approval, which will provide further safeguards

Sabah prohibits shark fishing

Sabah prohibits shark fishing

Shark Hunting In Sabah Expected To Become Illegal Early Next Year   Published by BERNAMA, 12. October 2011 By early next year, shark hunting is expected to be illegal in Sabah, says State Tourism, Culture and Environment Minister Datuk Masidi Manjun. He said his ministry was ready with the appropriate paperwork after considering seeking a

Shark Fishery in the United Arab Emirates

Shark Fishery in the United Arab Emirates

Ministerial Decision No. (216) for the year 2011on the amendment the Ministerial Decision No. (542) for the year 2008 on the organizing measures for capturing of shark Minister of Environment and Water, Pursuant to the Federal Law No. (1) for the year 1972 on the functions of the ministries and the powers of the ministers

Eco-labeled Dogfish Fishery proposed for Alaska

Eco-labeled Dogfish Fishery proposed for Alaska

Feasibility of a Spiny Dogfish Fishery in Alaska

California Governor signs Ban on Shark Fin Trade

California Governor signs Ban on Shark Fin Trade

California Governor signs Ban on Shark Fin Trade

St. Maarten bans shark fishing

St. Maarten bans shark fishing

St. Maarten bans shark fishing

Manningham takes shark fin soup off the menu

Manningham takes shark fin soup off the menu

by Shaun Turton, Manningham Leader, 05. October 2011 SHARK fin soup has been taken off the menu at Manningham Council’s function centre in response to a complaint from an animal cruelty lobby group. The dish was hastily dumped last week after the Manningham Function Centre appeared on the Australian Anti Shark Finning Alliance’s (TAASFA) internet

World’s largest Shark Sanctuary in Marshall Islands

World’s largest Shark Sanctuary in Marshall Islands

World’s largest Shark Sanctuary in Marshall Islands

Spiny Dogfish Fishery Management 2012

Spiny Dogfish Fishery Management 2012

Spiny Dogfish Management Measure Recommendations for 2012 MID-ATLANTIC FISHERY MANAGEMENT COUNCIL M E M O R A N D U M 27 September 2011 The Spiny Dogfish Monitoring Committee (MC) met in Baltimore, MD on September 22, 2011 in conjunction with the ASMFC Spiny Dogfish Technical Committee (TC) to develop management measure recommendations for the