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Dead Great White Shark found beached in Rhode Island

Dead Great White Shark found beached in Rhode Island

Helmut Nickel, Shark Year Magazine, 01. September 2012 The carcass of a great white shark Carcharodon carcharias washed ashore in Westport (Rhode Island) on Saturday, September 1st. Gary Severa spotted the fish in the surf while he was fishing at Brayton Point. The angler used his fishing rod to estimate the length of the shark.

DENR-7 supports move to stop whale shark feeding in Oslob

DENR-7 supports move to stop whale shark feeding in Oslob

By Hazel F. Gloria Thursday 30th of August 2012 CEBU CITY, August 30 (PIA) — The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) 7 will support moves to stop tourists and scuba divers in Oslob, Cebu from feeding whale sharks or Rhincodon typus. DENR 7 will hold consultation meetings or dialogues with the Bureau of

Chatham: East-facing Ocean Beaches closed due to white shark activity

Chatham: East-facing Ocean Beaches closed due to white shark activity

LOCAL NOTICE TO MARINERS & SWIMMERS 5:00 p.m. E.S.T. August 29, 2012 Over the last several days, the Town of Chatham has received information from private parties, state division of marine fisheries and commercial fishermen that has led us to conclude that white shark activity has apparently increased in the vicinity of Chatham’s eastern, ocean

Public warned to keep out of water around whale carcass in Pahoa

Public warned to keep out of water around whale carcass in Pahoa

DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES News Release NEIL ABERCROMBIE GOVERNOR WILLIAM J. AILA JR CHAIRPERSON For Immediate Release: August 23, 2012 Signs posted on coastline – sharks actively feeding HILO — The Department of Land and Natural Resources is warning the public to keep out of the nearshore and ocean waters off Pahoa, due

The Latest Notable Shark Records from the Mediterranean and European Region

The Latest Notable Shark Records from the Mediterranean and European Region

The following provides a supplement and continuation of our previous post from 15. June 2012 Notable Recent Shark Records from the Mediterranean and European Region.Twenty-six Recent Shark Records from the Mediterranean and European Region. Details on each specimen in descending chronological order :

Whale Shark dies at South Korean Aquarium

Whale Shark dies at South Korean Aquarium

One of two whale sharks at Aqua Planet Jeju dies   By Kim Doo Young, The Jeju Weekly, Tuesday, August 21, 2012 Hanhwa Aqua Planet Jeju, located on the east side of the island at Seongsan, Seogwipo City, is facing questions after one of two whale sharks in its facility suddenly died. According to the

Sandtiger shark in English Channel

Sandtiger shark in English Channel

SPECIALISTS have been surprised after a Sandtiger Shark ran aground on the French coastline of the English Channel, even though it is normally found in deeper and warmer waters.

Recent Stingray Incidents

Recent Stingray Incidents

Ray pulls man to his death Luke Rawalai, The Fiji Times, Sunday, August 12, 2012 A 21-year-old man is dead after a tragic fishing trip on Friday. The body of the Naweni farmer of Cakaudrove was found by his companion. Police spokeswoman Ana Naisoro confirmed the report yesterday, saying the deceased was found floating in

Malta: Increase in Dogfish landings in 2nd quarter this year

Malta: Increase in Dogfish landings in 2nd quarter this year

News Release National Statistics Office – Malta 6 August 2012 During the second quarter this year, the volume and wholesale value of fish landings increased by 5.1 and 22.7 per cent respectively. Fish Landings: Q2/2012 Fish landings in the second quarter this year amounted to 423,777 kilograms, an increase of 5.1 per cent over the

Nantucket adopts shark sighting policy after false report

Nantucket adopts shark sighting policy after false report

28. July 2012 Nantucket selectmen have endorsed a new beach policy after a supposed shark sighting July 18 at Fisherman’s Beach turned out to be a false alarm. The shark scare briefly closed three popular south shore beaches to swimming, but the sighting was actually an ocean sunfish, or mola mola, John Chisholm, of the

New alarms warn dolphins to steer clear of shark nets

New alarms warn dolphins to steer clear of shark nets

News Release Fisheries Queensland Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry 23 July, 2012 New acoustic alarms are being trialled on the Gold Coast and Rainbow Beach north of the Sunshine Coast to help reduce the number of dolphins caught in shark control equipment. The alarms, known as pingers, have been attached to six of the

German court wants fugitive activist Paul Watson extradited

German court wants fugitive activist Paul Watson extradited

Published by Expatica 25/07/2012 A German court Wednesday called for the extradition to Costa Rica of Paul Watson, the founder of marine conservation group Sea Shepherd, as he had skipped bail and apparently left the country. The higher regional court in Frankfurt said Watson’s lawyer had informed it that he had left Germany “for an

Shark Tourism to be outlawed in Western Australia

Shark Tourism to be outlawed in Western Australia

Fisheries Minister Norman Moore today announced that regulations were being drafted for a State ban on targeted or dedicated shark tourism ventures, including cage diving operations, based on the attraction of sharks.

Three shark dive licences offered in South Australia

Three shark dive licences offered in South Australia

News Release Friday, June 29 2012 Shark dive licences offered Three licences to allow tourism operators to continue to take tourists cage diving with great white sharks have been offered by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) today. Under new licensing arrangements for this tourism activity confirmed in May this year, three licences

Discovery Channel’s Shark Week 2012 Lineup

Discovery Channel’s Shark Week 2012 Lineup

Shark Week’s 25th Anniversary: Discovery Channel Announces Lineup Posted: 06/27/2012 ( huffingtonpost.com ) Shark Week, cable’s longest running programming event, celebrates 25 years on August 12, kicking off at 9 p.m. ET on Discovery Channel. Among the programming is the search for the great white sharks of Seal Island, South Africa … and one in

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