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2014 Summary of the Shark Fishing Program in Réunion Island

2014 Summary of the Shark Fishing Program in Réunion Island

Helmut Nickel (mail), Shark Year Magazine, 27. February 2015 About 60 sharks killed in Réunion Island’s fishing program in 2014 Last September, we published a post about the protective shark fishing programs ‘Cap Requin’and ‘Valo Requins’ in Réunion Island. The related article can be found here: 29th Shark killed on Drumline in Reunion Island. The

EU plans to ease regulations for dogfish imports

EU plans to ease regulations for dogfish imports

Helmut Nickel (mail), Shark Year Magazine, 02. February 2015 The European Union is a major market for spiny dogfish that is used for human consumption. These dogfish products mainly originate from sustainable fisheries in North America. But on many occasions, EU member states have repeatedly rejected these imports due to exceptionally high levels of non

Noteworthy Shark Records from Mediterranean and European Atlantic Waters – May 2014 to October 2014

Noteworthy Shark Records from Mediterranean and European Atlantic Waters – May 2014 to October 2014

Helmut Nickel (mail), Shark Year Magazine, 21. November 2014 The following list provides a supplement and continuation of our previous post from 12. May 2014 Noteworthy Shark Records from Mediterranean and European Waters – September 2013 to April 2014   Details on each specimen in descending chronological order : Although all entries have been carefully

29th Shark killed on Drumline in Reunion Island

29th Shark killed on Drumline in Reunion Island

Helmut Nickel (mail), Shark Year Magazine, 15. September 2014 Shark Fishing Program in Reunion Island: Two bull sharks and three tiger sharks harvested in less than a week, already 29 large sharks killed since January. In the early morning hours of last thursday, 11. September, two large bull shark were taken by fishermen working for

Great White Shark allegedly caught in the Russian Far East – August 2014

Great White Shark allegedly caught in the Russian Far East – August 2014

Russian fishermen reportedly caught an adult Great white shark ( Carcharodon carcharias ) off the coast of Sakhalin which is an island in the North Pacific Ocean. Embedded below is a video showing the landing of the specimen. The footage was uploaded on Youtube on 31. August 2014.

Results of the 2014 Yarmouth Shark Scramble

Results of the 2014 Yarmouth Shark Scramble

Fourteen boats gathered in Yarmouth to compete in the 2014 Shark Scramble. The participating anglers brought several sharks with a total weight of 8,430 lbs ( or 3,824 kg ) to the scale, over 5,300 lbs less than in the preceding year when 5 more boats had entered the tourney.

Results of seven US Shark Tournaments in New England and adjacent states, June – August 2014

Results of seven US Shark Tournaments in New England and adjacent states, June – August 2014

Helmut Nickel (mail), Shark Year Magazine, 17. August 2014. This post provides an overview of the outcome of the following seven shark tournaments which took place in the northeastern region of New England and New York State from late June to early August 2014 :

Results of the 2014 Ocean City Shark Tournament

Results of the 2014 Ocean City Shark Tournament

Helmut Nickel (mail), Shark Year Magazine, 02. June 2014   34th Annual Ocean City Shark Tournament Location: Ocean City Fishing Center, Maryland, USA. Date: 29. to 31. May 2014 18 boats participated in this year’s Ocean City Shark Tournament. The entry fee was reduced from $650 to $575. The total payout for all categories was

Noteworthy Shark Records from Mediterranean and European Waters – September 2013 to April 2014

Noteworthy Shark Records from Mediterranean and European Waters – September 2013 to April 2014

The following list provides a supplement and continuation of our previous post from 02. September 2013 Noteworthy Shark Records from Mediterranean and European Waters – March to August 2013. Although all entries have been carefully checked, we cannot guarantee for the accuracy of the sources used. Forty-three Noteworthy Recent Shark Records from Mediterranean and European Waters ( reported from...

Status of U.S. Shark Stocks in 2013

Status of U.S. Shark Stocks in 2013

Helmut Nickel, Shark Year Magazine, 02. May 2014 The latest Annual Report on the Status of U.S. Fisheries has just been released. A PDF-file of the Status of Stocks 2013 Report can be downloaded here. The three tables below provide an overview of the status of 5 shark stock complexes and 24 shark stocks which

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