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Distribution, habitat and biology of a rare and threatened eastern Australian endemic shark: Colclough’s shark, Brachaelurus colcloughi Ogilby, 1908

Distribution, habitat and biology of a rare and threatened eastern Australian endemic shark: Colclough’s shark, Brachaelurus colcloughi Ogilby, 1908

Published on 24 June 2011. Peter M. Kyne , Leonard J. V. Compagno, Joanna Stead , Micha V. Jackson  and Michael B. Bennett. ABSTRACT: Despite increasing research effort and conservation focus on sharks, small species of little commercial value are often overlooked, although they make a considerable contribution to global diversity. The poorly known Colclough’s

The importance of research and public opinion to conservation management of sharks and rays: a synthesis

The importance of research and public opinion to conservation management of sharks and rays: a synthesis

Published in June 2011 C. A. Simpfendorfer, M. R. Heupel, W. T. White and N. K. Dulvy ABSTRACT: Growing concern for the world’s shark and ray populations is driving the need for greater research to inform conservation management. A change in public perception, from one that we need to protect humans from sharks to one

Deep-Sea Shark Species for Consideration of a Cites Listing

Deep-Sea Shark Species for Consideration of a Cites Listing

Twenty-fifth meeting of the Animals Committee Geneva, (Switzerland), 18-22 July 2011 DEEP-SEA SHARK SPECIES FOR CONSIDERATION OF A CITES LISTING This  information document (link to pdf below) has been submitted by the CITES Secretariat at the request of the Pew Environment Group. Deep-sea shark species are extremely vulnerable to overexploitation, deep-sea fisheries are largely unregulated,

Discussion paper for Grey Nurse Shark Protection in NSW Australia

Discussion paper for Grey Nurse Shark Protection in NSW Australia

Published in May 2011 by NSW  Government – Department of Primary Industries. This discussion paper has been prepared to form the basis for community consultation on the future of grey nurse shark protection arrangements in NSW. The paper reviews the conservation history and status of grey nurse sharks and sets out some of the current

CITES Sharks on the Agenda of the 25th Meeting of the Animals Committee

CITES Sharks on the Agenda of the 25th Meeting of the Animals Committee

19 July 2011 Twenty-fifth meeting of the Animals Committee Geneva (Switzerland), 18-22 July 2011   Links to PDF-Downloads : Conservation and management of sharks Report on the implementation of NPOA-Sharks and regional plans, and on relevant information from the range States. Annex 2 (in the language in which the documents were submitted): Annex 2 –

CMS: Proposal for Inclusion of Giant Manta Ray in Appendix I and II

CMS: Proposal for Inclusion of Giant Manta Ray in Appendix I and II

Conference of the Parties to CMS November 2011, Bergen, Norway. the Government of Ecuador has submitted the following proposal for amendment

US Atlantic Shark Commercial Fishery The preliminary landings estimates in metric tons

US Atlantic Shark Commercial Fishery The preliminary landings estimates in metric tons

UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration NATIONAL MARINE FISHERIES SERVICE 15 July 2011. Atlantic Shark Commercial Fishery – Update The preliminary landings estimates in metric tons (mt) and pounds (lb) dressed weight (dw) for the Atlantic Shark commercial fisheries from January 1, 2011, through June 30, 2011. PDF Download .  

Effects of EMFs from Undersea Power Cables on Elasmobranchs and other Marine Species

Effects of EMFs from Undersea Power Cables on Elasmobranchs and other Marine Species

Published in May 2011. Normandeau, Exponent, T. Tricas, and A. Gill. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: Anthropogenic electromagnetic fields (EMFs) have been introduced into the marine environment around the world and from a wide variety of sources for well over a century. Despite this, little is known about potential ecological impacts from EMFs. For decades, power transmission cables

US Federal Register: Endangered Status for the Largetooth Sawfish

US Federal Register: Endangered Status for the Largetooth Sawfish

We, NMFS, issue a final determination to list the largetooth sawfish (Pristis perotteti) as endangered under the Endangered Species Act (ESA) of 1973, as amended

Reef-use and residency patterns of a baited population of silky sharks, Carcharhinus falciformis, in the Red Sea

Reef-use and residency patterns of a baited population of silky sharks, Carcharhinus falciformis, in the Red Sea

Published on 24 June 2011. C. Clarke, J. S. E. Lea, R. F. G. Ormond. ABSTRACT: Many shark populations are experiencing critical declines from overfishing, triggering potentially detrimental cascade effects on marine ecosystems. Silky sharks, Carcharhinus falciformis, have experienced some of the most severe declines, yet little information exists on their behavioural ecology to inform

Rediscovery and redescription of the smoothtooth blacktip shark, Carcharhinus leiodon (Carcharhinidae), from Kuwait, with notes on its possible conservation status

Rediscovery and redescription of the smoothtooth blacktip shark, Carcharhinus leiodon (Carcharhinidae), from Kuwait, with notes on its possible conservation status

Published on 24 June 2011 Alec B. M. Moore, William T. White, Robert D. Ward, Gavin J. P. Naylor, Richard Peirce. ABSTRACT: The smoothtooth blacktip shark, Carcharhinus leiodon, is one of the rarest whaler shark species of the genus Carcharhinus, previously known only from the holotype collected over 100 years ago from the Arabian Sea

Cuba s shark fisheries characterization pilot project

Cuba s shark fisheries characterization pilot project

PowerPoint Presentation by Dr. Consuelo Aguilar Betancourt and Dr. Gaspar Gonzalez Sanson (2011) Cuba’s shark fisheries characterization pilot project PDF – Download    

Shark fisheries monitoring: the importance to study the storage plants dynamic

Shark fisheries monitoring: the importance to study the storage plants dynamic

  PowerPoint Presentation by Juan Carlos Pérez-Jiménez et al. (2011) Monitoreo de las pesquerías de tiburones: la importancia de estudiar la dinámica de las bodegas de acopio Shark fisheries monitoring: the importance to study the storage plants dynamic PDF Download    

Mote Marine Laboratory: Partnerships and Shark Research in Mexico

Mote Marine Laboratory: Partnerships and Shark Research in Mexico

PowerPoint Presentation by Robert E. Hueter, Ph.D. (2011) Mote Marine Laboratory: Partnerships and Shark Research in Mexico PDF Download      

Banning Wire Leaders A practical solution for reducing shark bycatch in pelagic longlines

Banning Wire Leaders  A practical solution for reducing shark bycatch in pelagic longlines

The PEW Environment Group ‘ A practical solution for reducing shark bycatch in pelagic longlines ‘ Banning Wire Leaders PDF – Download    

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