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JNCC Report: Identifying high risk commercially-exploited aquatic organisms in trade

JNCC Report: Identifying high risk commercially-exploited aquatic organisms in trade

Fish and Multilateral Environmental Agreements (MEAs) developing a method to identify high risk commercially-exploited aquatic organisms in trade and an analysis of the potential applications of MEAs   March 2012 Sant, G., Goodman, G., Crook, V., Lack, M. & Oldfield, T.E.E The following report was commissioned by JNCC to explore means by which a strategic

MSC Draft Report: US Spiny Dogfish Fishery

MSC Draft Report: US Spiny Dogfish Fishery

MSC CERTIFICATION THE UNITED STATES ATLANTIC FISHERY FOR SPINY DOGFISH (Squalus acanthias) Version 3 Public Comment Draft Report 28. February 2012 PDF – Download    

Fiscal and Policy Note: Shark Fin Ban in Maryland

Fiscal and Policy Note: Shark Fin Ban in Maryland

Department of Legislative Services Maryland General Assembly 2012 Session Senate Bill 465 (Senator Frosh, et al.) SB 465 Natural Resources – Shark or Elasmobranch Fins – Prohibition on Possession or Distribution PDF – Download Related post : Maryland introduces bill to ban Shark Fins  

Shark Fin Identification Guide

Shark Fin Identification Guide

Identifying Shark Fins: Oceanic Whitetip, Porbeagle and Hammerheads By PEW, 2012 PDF – Download    

Chondrichthyans from the North-eastern Atlantic and the Mediterranean

Chondrichthyans from the North-eastern Atlantic and the Mediterranean

Samuel P. Iglésias, 2012 Chondrichthyans from the North-eastern Atlantic and the Mediterranean ( A natural classification based on collection specimens, with DNA barcodes and standardized photographs ), Volume I (plates) Provisional version 06, 01 April 2012 PDF-Download        

Summary data on Spiny dogfish at Black Sea level

Summary data on Spiny dogfish at Black Sea level

Research on the status of the Spiny dogfish (Squalus acanthias) population in the Romanian marine area Summary data on Spiny dogfish at Black Sea level Gheorghe Radu, Valodea Maximov, Eugen Anton ABSTRACT: The paper presents data on biology and ethology; distribution area, conditions and migration routes; distribution and migration routes at Romanian littoral; distribution and

Relative Abundance of Smalltooth Sawfish

Relative Abundance of Smalltooth Sawfish

Relative Abundance of Smalltooth Sawfish (Pristis pectinata) Based on the Everglades National Park Creel Survey By John K. Carlson and Jason Osborne February 2012 U.S. Department of Commerce PDF – Download      

Shark-inflicted lesions on California sea lions

Shark-inflicted lesions on California sea lions

Shark-inflicted lesions on California sea lions (Zalophus californianus) at San Miguel Island, California: A new phenomenon Jeffrey D. Harris, Sharon R. Melin, and Robert L. DeLong ABSTRACT: Shark-inflicted lesions on California sea lions (Zalophus californianus) were observed in unprecedented numbers on San Miguel Island (SMI), California,from February to September 2011. Prior to this time period

Shark Fin Soup Helps the Poor

Shark Fin Soup Helps the Poor

Is the Fin Industry all that Bad? A seminar hold by Dr Choo-hoo Giam, Member, CITES Animals committee, UN Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species. Shark’s fin soup Also helps the Poor ‘’Each year, 73 million sharks are killed primarily for their fins to feed our increasing hunger for sharks fin soup.’’ WWF Singapore

Fisheries in the WECAFC region

Fisheries in the WECAFC region

WESTERN CENTRAL ATLANTIC FISHERY COMMISSION (WECAFC) FOURTEENTH SESSION Panama City, Panama, 6-9 February 2012 ‘ Review of the State of Fisheries in the WECAFC region ‘ by Tarûb Bahri PDF – DOWNLOAD    

BC Spiny Dogfish – Fisheries in Transition

BC Spiny Dogfish – Fisheries in Transition

50 Interviews with the Fishing Sector Report commissioned by The Prince’s Charities’ International Sustainability Unit February 2012 Please see PDF – page 36 : British Columbian Spiny Dogfish Fishery Interview with Michael Renwick, Executive Director of the British Columbia Dogfish Hook and Line Industry Association PDF-Download    

2012 Southern Division AFS Spring Meeting

2012 Southern Division AFS Spring Meeting

January 26-29, 2012 in Biloxi, Mississippi Meeting with Elasmobranch Symposium. FINAL  PROGRAM ( including Abstracts ): Fisheries in Recovery ? PDF – Download    

Identification Guide to SHARKS of Mississippi

Identification Guide to SHARKS of Mississippi

By Dr. Eric Hoffmayer, Jim Franks and John Shelley The University of Southern Mississippi Gulf Coast Research Laboratory Center for Fisheries Research and Development PDF – Download      

Manta Ray of Hope 2011 Report

Manta Ray of Hope 2011 Report

The Global Threat to Manta and Mobula Rays Shawn Heinrichs, Mary O’Malley, Hannah Medd, Paul Hilton. PDF – Download      

NSW Briefing Note – Wild Fisheries

NSW Briefing Note – Wild Fisheries

NSW Government Primary Industries Science and Research BRIEFING NOTE Wild Fisheries – Winter 2011 PDF – Download