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NOAA BREP Report 2012: Shark Repellent Bait for Bycatch Reduction

NOAA BREP Report 2012: Shark Repellent Bait for Bycatch Reduction

Bycatch Reduction Engineering Program 2012 Annual Report to Congress National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration National Marine Fisheries Service 2013 See Page 18 – 21 : Performance of a Long-Lasting Shark Repellent Bait for Bycatch Reduction during Commercial Pelagic Longline Fishing PDF – DOWNLOAD  

Stock status of the silky shark in the eastern Pacific Ocean

Stock status of the silky shark in the eastern Pacific Ocean

PowerPoint Presentation Alexandre Aires-da-Silva, Cleridy Lennert-Cody and Mark Maunder 4. Meeting of the IATTC Scientific Advisory Meeting La Jolla, USA, 29 April – 3 May 2013 PDF – DOWNLOAD    

U.S. Actions to Achieve Shark Conservation

U.S. Actions to Achieve Shark Conservation

PowerPoint Presentation A Backdrop to Recent CITES Action Laura Cimo NOAA Fisheries Office of International Affairs ELI Seminar May 2, 2013 PDF – DOWNLOAD    

Progress and Opportunities in Global Shark Conservation

Progress and Opportunities in Global Shark Conservation

PowerPoint Presentation Elizabeth Wilson, Manager, Global Shark Conservation The Pew Charitable Trusts PDF – DOWNLOAD    

MMO Guidance on the protection of sharks, skates and rays

MMO Guidance on the protection of sharks, skates and rays

Guidance on shark, skate and ray species protected by fisheries and wildlife legislation By the Marine Management Organisation April 2013 We have produced guidance for commercial and recreational fishermen who may catch shark, skate and ray species (collectively known as elasmobranchs), and markets, merchants or any premises who may handle these species. It provides details

NOAA Shark Fin Guide

NOAA Shark Fin Guide

NOAA Technical Memorandum NMFS-SEFSC-643 Visual Identification of Fins from Common Elasmobranchs in the Northwest Atlantic Ocean Abercrombie, D.L., Chapman, D.D., Gulak, S.J.B., and Carlson, J.K March 2013 PDF – DOWNLOAD      

Shark bite scars on Sarasota Bay resident bottlenose dolphins

Shark bite scars on Sarasota Bay resident bottlenose dolphins

An analysis of shark bite scars on the Sarasota Bay resident bottlenose dolphin community and implications for habitat use By Krystan Wilkinson, MS Student, University of Florida January 2013 Nicks n Notches Predator-prey relationships have long been an interest of ecologists.  Such relationships are dynamic.  One false move may result in an individual being taken

FAO: Elasmobranchs of the Mediterranean and Black sea

FAO: Elasmobranchs of the Mediterranean and Black sea

FOOD AND AGRICULTURE ORGANIZATION OF THE UNITED NATIONS ELASMOBRANCHS OF THE MEDITERRANEAN AND BLACK SEA: STATUS, ECOLOGY AND BIOLOGY BIBLIOGRAPHIC ANALYSIS by Mohamed Nejmeddine Bradai Bechir Saidi Samira Enajjar Rome, 2012 ABSTRACT: The authors have compiled published information on taxonomy, distribution, status, statistics, fisheries, bycatch, biologic and ecologic parameters on age and growth, food and

Migratory Patterns of US and Canadian Spiny Dogfish Stocks

Migratory Patterns of US and Canadian Spiny Dogfish Stocks

PowerPoint Presentation Is Cape Cod a Natural Delineation for Migratory Patterns in US and Canadian Spiny Dogfish Stocks? December 2012 Roger A. Rulifson et al. PDF – DOWNLOAD        

Defining the ecological impacts of spiny dogfish in New England

Defining the ecological impacts of spiny dogfish in New England

PowerPoint Presentation Temporal aspects of habitat utilization and interspecies competition: defining the ecological impacts of spiny dogfish in structuring the ecosystem dynamics of southern New England December 2012 Dr. James Sulikowski et al. PDF – DOWNLOAD    

FAO Catalogue: Sharks, batoids, and chimaeras of the North Atlantic

FAO Catalogue: Sharks, batoids, and chimaeras of the North Atlantic

FAO Species Catalogue for Fishery Purposes No. 7 Sharks, batoids, and chimaeras of the North Atlantic D.A. Ebert and M.F.W. Stehmann. 2013 ABSTRACT: This volume is a comprehensive, fully illustrated Catalogue of the Sharks, Batoid Fishes, and Chimaeras of the North Atlantic, encompassing FAO Fishing Areas 21 and 27. The present volume includes 11 orders,

Managing Fisheries and the Role of CITES

Managing Fisheries and the Role of CITES

MANAGING FISHERIES AND THE ROLE OF CITES IWMC World Conservation Trust January 2013   PDF – DOWNLOAD          

Qatar Whale Shark Project

Qatar Whale Shark Project

Whale Shark aggregations and biodiversity in the Arabian Gulf – an example of research collaboration between authorities, research institutions and the oil industry in Qatar. PDF – DOWNLOAD    

US FWS Factsheet: Oceanic Whitetip Shark CITES Proposal

US FWS Factsheet: Oceanic Whitetip Shark CITES Proposal

U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service The 16th Meeting of the Conference of the Parties Proposal to Include Oceanic Whitetip Shark in CITES Appendix II The United States of America has co-sponsored a Colombian proposal with Brazil for consideration at the 16th Meeting of the CITES Conference of the Parties (CoP16) to include the oceanic whitetip

The status of the whale shark watching tourist industry in Oslob

The status of the whale shark watching tourist industry in Oslob

Report on the status of the whale shark watching tourist industry in Tan-awan, Oslob, Cebu. This report has been written by Samantha Craven Oslob’s Whale Shark Project Coordinator BSc. Marine Biology (Hons), MSc. Applied Marine Science University of Plymouth, (UK) September 2012 Preface This report is the result of 5 months of intensive work and