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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

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    

Shark Research Japanese shark research activities

Shark Research Japanese shark research activities

PowerPoint Presentation by Yasuko Semba, Kotaro Yokawa, and Miki Ogura (2011). Japanese shark research activities in response to recent change of world’s opinions on the fishery stock managements PDF Download    

Florida Shark Management – Public Workshops June/July 2011

Florida Shark Management – Public Workshops June/July 2011

PowerPoint Presentation by Florida Wild and Wildlife Conservation Commission: Shark Management – Public Workshops June/July 2011. PDF Download – here    

Management Plan for the Bluntnose Sixgill Shark (Hexanchus griseus) and Tope Shark (Galeorhinus galeus) in Canada

Management Plan for the Bluntnose Sixgill Shark (Hexanchus griseus) and Tope Shark (Galeorhinus galeus) in Canada

Management Plan for the Bluntnose Sixgill Shark (Hexanchus griseus) and Tope Shark (Galeorhinus galeus) in Canada Published in May 2011 CONSULTATION DRAFT by Fisheries and Oceans, Canada Species at Risk Act, Management Plan Series: Bluntnose Sixgill Shark and Tope Shark PDF Download, 0,98 MB      

Sharks of British Columbia

Sharks of British Columbia

Published  by Fisheries and Oceans Canada, 2011. Sharks of British Columbia Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) is committed to developing the highest standard of bycatch data, and to the conservation of shark species in British Columbia waters. The information in this guide is designed to assist DFO to monitor bycatch, and fish harvesters to correctly

The Future of Sharks: A Review of Action and Inaction

The Future of Sharks: A Review of Action and Inaction

Jan 27, 2011 The Future of Sharks by PEW / TRAFFIC The 10-year anniversary of the adoption of the International Plan of Action for the Conservation and Management of Sharks (IPOA-Sharks) by the FAO Committee on Fisheries (COFI) is an opportune time to reflect on global progress in managing shark fisheries. The members of COFI