The Government is proposing to ban the removal of shark fins and the dumping of the shark carcass at sea, Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy and Conservation Minister Dr Nick Smith announced today.
Published by ‘Hebrides News Today’, on 05. November 2013 This morning Barra and South Uist Councillor Donald Manford chaired a meeting of fishermen and fishing industry representatives in Stornoway to mark the launch of the Fishing Industry Science Alliance – Spurdog/Spiny Dogfish Project. Dr. Clive Fox from the Scottish Marine Institute in Oban explained
Media Release INTERPOL 06. November 2013 ———————– LYON, France – An alert for a method of shark finning aimed at avoiding detection of illegal practices has been circulated to all 190 INTERPOL member countries after a case was identified by Costa Rican authorities. An INTERPOL Purple Notice has been circulated for a modus operandi of
Press Release Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission (ASMFC) 01. November 2013 ————————- ASMFC Spiny Dogfish Board Revises Quotas for 2014/2015 and 2015/2016 Fishing Seasons St. Simons Island, Georgia – The Commission’s Spiny Dogfish and Coastal Sharks Management Board increased its spiny dogfish quotas for the 2014/15 and 2015/16 fishing seasons (May 1 – April 30)
Published by ‘Hebrides News Today’, on 17. October 2013 Western Isles MP Angus MacNeil has today written to the Governments in Edinburgh and London regarding the amount of boxes of spur dog that are continuing to be dumped at sea because of quota restrictions. Mr MacNeil has urged that both the UK Government and Scottish
News Release Marine Management Organisation (MMO) 16. October 2013 ——————— Advice on thresher sharks The Marine Management Organisation (MMO) has issued guidance following the recent landing and sale of a common thresher shark (Alopias vulpinus), a species which is found in cold temperate waters including around the UK. There are certain restrictions for commercial fishing
The B.C. Dogfish Hook and Line lndustry Association announces a 'self-suspension' of MSC fishery certificates (2) for the B. C. Hook and Line Spiny Dogfish (Squalus suckleyi) (also known as Squalus acanthias) fishery, effective from September 14, 2013, until further notice.
Following the ex post evaluation of the current protocol to the Fisheries Partnership Agreement between the European Union and the Republic of Cape Verde, the Netherlands wishes to express its concern about the level of shark fishing in the waters of the Republic of Cape Verde.
News Release NOAA Fisheries 25. September 2013 ————————— NMFS Announces Closure of the Commercial Aggregated Large Coastal Shark, Hammerhead Shark, Blacknose Shark, and Non-Blacknose Small Coastal Shark Management Groups in the Atlantic Region Commercial shark dealer reports indicate that the landings for the commercial Atlantic aggregated large coastal shark (LCS) and blacknose shark management groups
Shark Year Magazine, 26. September 2013 Below is a copy of the official Policy Circular regarding the prohibition of ‘finning’ of sharks at Sea. Please see also the related Press Release by India’s Ministry of Environment and Forests here. —