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Are critically endangered fish back on the menu? Analysis of U.K. fisheries data suggest post-ban landings of prohibited skates in European waters

Are critically endangered fish back on the menu? Analysis of U.K. fisheries data suggest post-ban landings of prohibited skates in European waters

Published online on 06. April 2016 Are critically endangered fish back on the menu? Analysis of U.K. fisheries data suggest post-ban landings of prohibited skates in European waters Samantha J. Simpson, David W. Sims ABSTRACT: Skates (Rajidae) have been commercially exploited in Europe for hundreds of years with some species’ abundances declining dramatically during...

Diet comparison between silky sharks and scalloped hammerhead sharks off the south-west coast of Mexico

Diet comparison between silky sharks and scalloped hammerhead sharks off the south-west coast of Mexico

Published on 11. April 2016 Diet comparison between silky sharks (Carcharhinus falciformis) and scalloped hammerhead sharks (Sphyrna lewini) off the south-west coast of Mexico Isaac Antonio Flores-Martínez, Yassir Edén Torres-Rojas, Felipe Galván-Magaña, Julia Ramos-Miranda ABSTRACT: Ecologists examine diet composition in order to assess the spatial and temporal variations in interactions between species, the impact...

Identifying the “demon whale-biter”: Patterns of scarring on large whales attributed to a cookie-cutter shark

Identifying the “demon whale-biter”: Patterns of scarring on large whales attributed to a cookie-cutter shark

Published on 07. April 2016 Identifying the “demon whale-biter”: Patterns of scarring on large whales attributed to a cookie-cutter shark Isistius sp Peter B. Best, Theoni Photopoulou ABSTRACT: The presence of crater-like wounds on cetaceans and other large marine vertebrates and invertebrates has been attributed to various organisms. We review the evidence for the...

Greenpeace: Made in Taiwan

Greenpeace: Made in Taiwan

Made in Taiwan Government Failure and Illegal, Abusive and Criminal Fisheries Greenpeace, April 2016 PDF – DOWNLOAD   –  

Distribution of skates and sharks in the North Sea: 112 years of change

Distribution of skates and sharks in the North Sea: 112 years of change

Published online on 15. April 2016 Distribution of skates and sharks in the North Sea: 112 years of change Camilla Sguotti, Christopher P. Lynam, Bernardo García-Carreras, Jim R. Ellis, Georg H. Engelhard ABSTRACT: How have North Sea skate and shark assemblages changed since the early 20th century when bottom trawling became widespread, while their...

NPOA for the Conservation of Sharks and Rays in Cuba

NPOA for the Conservation of Sharks and Rays in Cuba

National Plan of Action for the Conservation and Management of Chondrichthyes in the Republic of Cuba. Ministry of the Food Industry. Havana, Cuba. 2015 PDF – DOWNLOAD  

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