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An Overview of Shark Utilisation in the Coral Triangle Region

An Overview of Shark Utilisation in the Coral Triangle Region

REPORT: An Overview of Shark Utilisation in the Coral Triangle Region Published by WWF,  06 September 2012 The report, An Overview of Shark Utilization in the Coral Triangle Region, examines the catch, trade, and management of sharks in waters of the six Coral Triangle countries, plus the neighbouring countries of Vietnam and Fiji. Despite long-standing

Climate Change Impacts on Pelagic Fishes and Sharks in Australia

Climate Change Impacts on Pelagic Fishes and Sharks in Australia

Pelagic fishes and sharks. In A Marine Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation Report Card for Australia 2012 Alistair J Hobday, Tim Ward, Shane Griffiths SUMMARY : Pelagic fishes and sharks occupy surface waters from the coast to the open ocean. There are ~260 pelagic species around Australia. While some of the most well known are

Petition to list the Northeastern Pacific Population of White Shark (Carcharodon carcharias) as threatened or endangered

Petition to list the Northeastern Pacific Population of White Shark (Carcharodon carcharias) as threatened or endangered

OCEANA CENTER FOR BIOLOGICAL DIVERSITY SHARK STEWARDS August 10, 2012 PDF – DOWNLOAD    

Dismantling media produced fear toward predators

Dismantling media produced fear toward predators

Running head: PREDATOR RELATIONS IN THE MEDIA Dismantling media produced fear toward predators By Nicole Pavla Schafer University of Otago 2011 PDF – DOWNLOAD    

The role of sharks in coral reef ecosystems

The role of sharks in coral reef ecosystems

The role of sharks in coral reef ecosystems: movements and trophic ecology of top predators along the Great Barrier Reef Mario Espinoza, Michelle R. Heupel, Colin A. Simpfendorfer PDF – DOWNLOAD    

Canada’s Progress Report on Implementation of Shark Conservation and Management Measures

Canada’s Progress Report on Implementation of Shark Conservation and Management Measures

Canada’s Progress Report on the Implementation of Key Actions Taken Pursuant to the National Plan of Action on the Conservation and  Management of Sharks (March 2007) Fisheries and Oceans Canada July 2012 PDF – DOWNLOAD      

Australia: 2nd Plan of Action for the Conservation and Management of Sharks

Australia: 2nd Plan of Action for the Conservation and Management of Sharks

Australia’s National Plan of Action for the Conservation and Management of Sharks 2012 ( Shark-plan 2 ) Australian Government Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry In July 2012 Senator the Hon. Joe Ludwig, Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry released Australia’s second National Plan of Action for the Conservation and Management of Sharks 2012 (Shark-plan

Navigating Global Shark Conservation

Navigating Global Shark Conservation

Navigating Global Shark Conservation: Current Measures and Gaps July 2012 A new analysis by the Pew Environment Group, Navigating Global Shark Conservation Measures: Current Measures and Gaps, compiles existing management measures for sharks, highlights their inadequacies, and makes recommendations for improvements. PDF – DOWNLOAD    

Shark Risk Management in Reunion Island

Shark Risk Management in Reunion Island

Review on the Progress of Reunion’s Shark Risk Management – Press Dossier 2. July 2012 Publication in French language: Préfet de La Réunion Point d’étape sur la gestion du risque requin Dossier de presse – 2 juillet 2012 PDF – DOWNLOAD    

Methods to Estimate Total and Natural Mortality Rates

Methods to Estimate Total and Natural Mortality Rates

NOAA Technical Memorandum NMFS-PIFSC-32 June 2012 A Workshop on Methods to Estimate Total and Natural Mortality Rates Using Mean Length Observations and Life History Parameters Please see page 4 – 11 : Pelagic Shark Using Observer Data from the Hawaii Longline Fishery: Blue Shark PDF – DOWNLOAD    

Country Report on Sharks and Rays in the Philippines

Country Report on Sharks and Rays in the Philippines

PowerPoint Presentation Country Report Status and Issues in the Identification of Sharks and Rays in the Philippines PDF – DOWNLOAD      

Assessing the Efficacy of the Shark Shield

Assessing the Efficacy of the Shark Shield

Effects of the Shark Shield electric deterrent on the behaviour of white sharks (Carcharodon carcharias). Huveneers, C. et al June 2012 Final Report to SafeWork South Australia. SARDI Publication No. F2012/000123-1 SARDI Research Report Series No. 632. 61pp. PDF – DOWNLOAD    

Proceedings of the First Pacific Shark Workshop

Proceedings of the First Pacific Shark Workshop

McFarlane, G., Arndt, U.M. and Cooper, E.W.T. (Eds.) (2012). Proceedings of the First Pacific Shark Workshop, December 13- 15, 2011, Vancouver, Canada TRAFFIC and WWF-Canada. Vancouver PDF – DOWNLOAD    

Diversity of sharks and rays in Vietnam

Diversity of sharks and rays in Vietnam

PowerPoint Presentation by Tran Van Cuong Research Institute for Marine Fisheries (RIMF) Nguyen HoaiNam Department of Capture Fisheries and Resources Protection (DECAFIREP) PDF – DOWNLOAD    

Field Guide To Sharks of the Southeast Asian Region

Field Guide To Sharks of the Southeast Asian Region

By Ahmad Ali Annie Lim Pek Khiok SEAFDEC 2012 PDF – DOWNLOAD