Endangered and Threatened Wildlife; 90-Day Finding on Petitions To List the Dusky Shark as Threatened or Endangered Under the Endangered Species Act
News Release World Wide Fund for Nature ( WWF ) 13. May 2013 —————— Gland, Switzerland: WWF welcomes the adoption of key conservation measures for oceanic white-tip sharks, whale sharks and cetaceans following the Indian Ocean Tuna Commission (IOTC) annual meeting last week in Mauritius. IOTC member states agreed on important measures for the management
News Release Coast Guard Sector Corpus Christi 13. May 2013 —————— Coast Guard stops illegal fishing; releases endangered sea turtle and 5 sharks BROWNSVILLE, Texas — An endangered sea turtle and five sharks were released back to the ocean late Sunday night after the Coast Guard spotted Mexicans fishing illegally in U.S. waters, approximately 1
Northeast Region Bulletin National Marine Fisheries Service, Northeast Regional Office, 55 Great Republic Drive, Gloucester, MA 01930 —————— For information contact: Sustainable Fisheries Division 978-281-9315 Date issued: 04 /30/2013 Spiny Dogfish Fishery SMALL ENTITY COMPLIANCE GUIDE Final 2013 – 2015 Fishery Specifications Effective date: May 1, 2013 NOAA’s National Marine Fisheries Service has approved final
Press Release WildEarth Guardians 25. April 2013 ———————————— Great Hammerheads Threatened by Commercial Exploitation, “Finning” Washington, DC –National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) will consider listing the great hammerhead shark (Sphyrna mokarran) as “threatened” or “endangered” under the Endangered Species Act (ESA). The agency has made a positive preliminary finding on a petition by WildEarth Guardians
NOAA’s Fisheries Service, in response to a petition submitted by the WildEarth Guardians and Friends of Animals is proposing to list four populations of scalloped hammerhead sharks under the Endangered Species Act, two as threatened and two as endangered.
By Lee I-chia / Taipei Times Staff reporter, 26. March 2013 FACT FISHING: A sudden rise in reports of catches of three shark species has prompted the agency to devise regulations aiming to aid scientific research A new regulation requiring fishing management departments and research laboratories to report the capture of great white sharks,
Shark populations in the Mediterranean and Black Sea have dropped dramatically over the last two centuries and now risk extinction, with serious implications for the region's entire marine ecosystem and food chains, according to a new FAO study.
On March 4, 2013 the Sustainable Fisheries Association (SFA), a Massachusetts-based nonprofit organization representing New England Atlantic spiny dogfish shark processors, joined a California legal battle arguing that a state law banning the sale and transport of shark fins is both wasteful and unconstitutional.
U.S. commercial and recreational saltwater fishing generated more than $199 billion in sales and supported 1.7 million jobs in the nation’s economy in 2011, according to a new economic report released by NOAA’s Fisheries Service.