By Scot Mackay, The Southland Times, 28. December 2011 Southern dive operators say the Government has done nothing to keep people safe from cowboy shark tourism companies operating in Foveaux Strait, despite repeated requests to take action. Southern Aqua Adventures owner Mike Haines said Maritime New Zealand was supposed to have got the operators together
Basking Shark caught in Portugal Date: 22. December 2011 Location: Cascais, Portugal. Species: Basking shark ( Cetorhinus maximus ). Size: reported to be 3 metres in length.
Helmut Nickel, Shark Year Magazine, 20. December 2011 Date: 15. December 2011. Location: Quemchi, Chiloé Island, Los Lagos Region, Chile. Species: Basking shark (Cetorhinus maximus). Size: 723 cm in length. The specimen was caught in the fishing net of the vessel ‘Capricornio’. The fisherman Sergio Guerquen towed the dead shark to the shores of Caucahué,
Ecuador: Elasmobranch Landings in September 2011.The total landing of sharks and rays was determined to be 1756,35 tons.This result represents an increase of ca. 205 percent in relation to August 2011.
Helmut Nickel, Shark Year Magazine, 18. December 2011 Date: reported on 10. December 2011. Location: Northwestern Spain. Species: Goblin shark (Mitsukurina owstoni). The Spanish trawler ‘Gonzacove Dos’, which is based at the port of Marín (Pontevedra Province in Galicia), caught this specimen in the neighboring Portuguese waters. The source is reporting that the goblin shark
Mediterranean Great White Sharks A Comprehensive Study Including All Recorded Sightings Alessandro De Maddalena and Walter Heim Foreword by Marie Levine Print ISBN: 978-0-7864-5889-9 EBook ISBN: 978-0-7864-8815-5 ca. 90 photos, maps, bibliography, index softcover (7 x 10) 2012 Not Yet Published, Available Fall/Winter 2011 About the Book The great white shark has been haunting the
Jumeirah’s Zebra Shark is first of its species to reproduce through parthenogenesis Press Release by Jumeirah Hotels & Resorts, Dubai, 07. December 2011 A zebra shark in the aquarium of Burj Al Arab hotel has successfully reproduced in the absence of a male. The Aquarium team of Burj Al Arab, the World’s Most Luxurious
Taiwan checking report about illegal fishing in Palau: official By Yang Shu-min and Sofia Wu, Focus Taiwan, 10. December 2011 Taipei, Dec. 10 (CNA) The government has sought the help of Palau to verify a Greenpeace report that a Taiwanese vessel had been caught fishing illegally in the Pacific island nation’s shark sanctuary, a
News Release by Deep Sea World – Scotland’s National Aquarium, 08. December 2011 A Critically Endangered angel shark at Deep Sea World, Scotland’s national aquarium, has given birth to a record 19 pups after a three-week labour. It’s the first time the shark, which was officially declared extinct in the North Sea in 2006, has
Two recent Records of Bluntnose Sixgill Sharks Hexanchus griseus from Turkey