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Satellite tracked mako sharks in North Atlantic

Satellite tracked mako sharks in North Atlantic

Diving behaviour and movements of satellite tracked short fin mako sharks (Isurus oxyrinchus) in the North Atlantic: preliminary results Mucientes et al. 2011 Introduction. The shortfin mako shark (Isurus oxyrinchus) is a highly migratory, pelagic species with circum-global distribution in tropical and temperate seas. This shark is common in Atlantic Ocean where it is mainly

EU Shark Finning Proposal – Working Paper

EU Shark Finning Proposal – Working Paper

Brussels, 21.11.2011 SEC(2011) 1392 final COMMISSION STAFF WORKING PAPER IMPACT ASSESSMENT Accompanying the document Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Council Regulation (EC) 1185/2003 on the removal of fins of sharks on board vessels PDF – Download Note: Related post EU Commission proposes full shark finning ban  

Shark Attacks on Dolphins in Bahamas

Shark Attacks on Dolphins in Bahamas

Evidence of shark attacks on Atlantic spotted dolphins (Stenella frontalis) off Bimini, The Bahamas Kelly Melillo-Sweeting and Stephen D. Turnbull ABSTRACT: The rate of shark predation on small cetaceans is poorly understood, but information is increasing as more long-term cetacean and shark studies are conducted. Resident Atlantic spotted dolphins (Stenella frontalis), off the coast of

Fisheries Bycatch of Sharks

Fisheries Bycatch of Sharks

The PEW Environment Group – Ocean Science Series – Fisheries Bycatch of Sharks: Options for Mitigation  PDF – Download Note: Please see the related post Alternative Fishing Gear Can Reduce Shark Mortality    

WCPFC Whale Shark and Cetacean Interactions

WCPFC Whale Shark and Cetacean Interactions

Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission (WCPFC) 09. November 2011 Summary Information on Whale Shark and Cetacean Interactions in the Tropical WCPFC Purse Seine Fishery PDF – Download  

Field Guide – Major demersal fishes of India

Field Guide – Major demersal fishes of India

Field Guide for the identification of major demersal fishes of India, by Rekha J. Nair and P. U. Zacharia, 2011 PDF – Download  

IOTC – Status of National Plans of Action for Sharks

IOTC – Status of National Plans of Action for Sharks

Indian Ocean Tuna Commission (IOTC) IOTC–2011–SC14–33 STATUS OF DEVELOPMENT AND IMPLEMENTATION OF NATIONAL PLANS OF ACTION FOR SEABIRDS AND SHARKS IOTC Secretary, 07. November 2011 PDF- Download    

AUS Shark Fishery Interactions with Sea Lions

AUS Shark Fishery Interactions with Sea Lions

Regulation Impact Statement Managing interactions with Australian Sea Lions in the Gillnet Hook and Trap Sector of the Southern and Eastern Scalefish and Shark Fishery The Australian Government – Oct 2011 PDF – DOWNLOAD Note : Related post 21. Oct 2011 Fishing industry upset by extension of ban    

The effects of berleying on great white sharks in Australia

The effects of berleying on great white sharks in Australia

Bruce and Bradford 2011 The effects of berleying on the distribution and behaviour of white sharks Carcharodon carcharias at the Neptune Islands South Australia

Essential Habitat: Study on Sharks

Essential Habitat: Study on Sharks

PowerPoint Presentation Hábitat esencial: su estudio en tiburones By Oscar Sosa-Nishizaki Laboratorio de Ecología Pesquera CICESE In Spanish language PDF – Download    

Australian Fishery Status Report 2010

Australian Fishery Status Report 2010

Australian Fishery Status Report 2010

PEW Policy Statement

PEW Policy Statement

Recommendations to the 22nd Regular Meeting of the Internat ional Commission for the Conservat ion of Atlantic Tunas (ICCAT) Istanbul, Turkey 11–19 November 2011 Chapter 3 – Conserve Threatened Shark Species PDF – Download    

Toronto Shark Fin Ban

Toronto Shark Fin Ban

CITY OF TORONTO BY-LAW No. To prohibit the possession, sale and consumption of shark fin and shark fin food products. PDF – Download    

Greenpeace – EU Deep Sea Report 2011

Greenpeace – EU Deep Sea Report 2011

Ocean Inquirer Issue No. 2 – Autumn 2011 Until the Very Last Fish ? The Absurd Model of Deep Sea Fisheries PDF – Download    

CMS Report on Gill Net Bycatch

CMS Report on Gill Net Bycatch

TENTH MEETING OF THE CONFERENCE OF THE PARTIES Bergen, 20-25 November 2011 Agenda Item 19   ASSESSMENT OF BYCATCH IN GILL NET FISHERIES (Prepared by Sextant Technology Ltd. for CMS) Pursuant to the recommendation of the 16th Meeting of the Scientific Council, the CMS Secretariat commissioned Sextant Technology Ltd. to undertake an assessment of bycatch