Fishery Management

Eco-labeled Dogfish Fishery proposed for Alaska

Eco-labeled Dogfish Fishery proposed for Alaska

Feasibility of a Spiny Dogfish Fishery in Alaska

St. Maarten bans shark fishing

St. Maarten bans shark fishing

St. Maarten bans shark fishing

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

WWF criticizes MSC Certification of Spiny Dogfish

WWF criticizes MSC Certification of Spiny Dogfish

WWF criticizes MSC Certification of Spiny Dogfish Marine Stewardship Council Squalus suckleyi Germany

Gummy Shark Fishery closed to protect Dolphins in Australia

Gummy Shark Fishery closed to protect Dolphins in Australia

Dolphin deaths close shark fishery   By Andrew Darby Hobart, ‘The Age’, 24. September 2011 A key shark fishery has been closed for six months because authorities found that more than 45 dolphins had died there in the past year. The Australian Fisheries Management Authority yesterday took the rare step of shutting gill nets out

BC Spiny Dogfish Fishery certified as sustainable

BC Spiny Dogfish Fishery certified as sustainable

World’s first spiny dogfish fishery receives MSC certification for sustainable fishing Marine Stewardship Council British Columbia Squalus suckleyi

NOAA proposes increase in skate quota

NOAA proposes increase in skate quota

News Release NOAA proposes 17 million pound increase in skate quota for fishermen based on updated science   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE By Maggie Mooney-Seus, NOAA. August 29, 2011 NOAA is proposing a 56-percent, or 17 million pound, increase in the amount of Northeast skate fishermen can land this year, based on updated scientific information. With

Florida proposes protection for hammerheads, tiger sharks

Florida proposes protection for hammerheads, tiger sharks

Florida proposes protection for hammerhead sharks tiger sharks The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) protect shark populations in Florida waters.

Is it OK to kill 104 Australian sea lions to catch sharks ?

Is it OK to kill 104 Australian sea lions to catch sharks ?

Posted by Australian Marine Conservation Society, 06. September 2011 In the waters off our southern coastline, playful and acrobatic Australian sea lions hunt for fish and squid. Spinning and diving and darting after prey, numbers of these beautiful animals are still recovering following historical hunting for their fur. Australian sea lions are rare and threatened,

Tokelau Declares Shark Sanctuary

Tokelau Declares Shark Sanctuary

Pew congratulates South Pacific island for joining global trend Press Release by PEW, 07. September 2011 Matt Rand, director of Global Shark Conservation for the Pew Environment Group, issued the following statement today in response to the shark sanctuary designation made by Tokelau, an island territory in the South Pacific. The new sanctuary encompasses all

USA and EU sign Agreement on Illegal Fisheries

USA and EU sign Agreement on Illegal Fisheries

Fisheries: European Union and United States agree to strengthen cooperation to combat illegal fishing Press Release by the European Commission 07. September 2011 Brussels/Washington, 7 September 2011 – A historic statement pledging bilateral cooperation to combat illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing, known as IUU fishing, will be signed today in Washington by Maria Damanaki, European

US Atlantic Shark Management Measures for Hammerhead and Oceanic whitetip sharks

US Atlantic Shark Management Measures for Hammerhead and Oceanic whitetip sharks

Federal Register Volume 76, Number 167 (Monday, August 29, 2011) DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Atlantic Highly Migratory Species; Atlantic Shark Management Measures AGENCY: National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Final rule. SUMMARY: NMFS hereby implements the International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas

US Porbeagle Shark Fishery to be Closed

US Porbeagle Shark Fishery to be Closed

NMFS Announces a Closure of the Commercial Porbeagle Shark Fishery   The National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) projects that the landings for the commercial porbeagle shark fishery have exceeded 80 percent of the available quota. As required by NMFS regulations, 50 CFR 6.35 .28(b )(2), NMFS is closing the commercial porbeagle shark fishery as of

US Spiny Dogfish Fishery to be Closed

US Spiny Dogfish Fishery to be Closed

Fisheries of the Northeastern United States; Spiny Dogfish Fishery; Commercial Period 1 Quota Harvested. A Rule by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration on 08/22/2011 ACTION: Temporary rule; closure of spiny dogfish fishery. SUMMARY NMFS announces that the spiny dogfish commercial quota available to the coastal states from Maine through Florida for the first semi-annual