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Great White Shark caught in New South Wales Australia

Great White Shark caught in New South Wales Australia

Four-metre great white shark netted off Bar Beach New South Wales Australia

Researcher seeks shark tag missing on Maui

Researcher seeks shark tag missing on Maui

Researcher: Returning shark tag ‘right thing’   By Harry Eager – Staff Writer, The Maui News, 18. October 2011 A Florida shark researcher is looking on Maui for the satellite tracking tag he attached to a female tiger shark in Maalaea Bay. That’s right. On Maui. Somewhere in Haiku. Whether the shark, named MAZ, came

Another Sixgill Shark netted in Turkey

Another Sixgill Shark netted in Turkey

Another Sixgill Shark Hexanchus griseus netted in Istanbul Turkey

Sixgill Shark caught in Turkey

Sixgill Shark caught in Turkey

Helmut Nickel, Shark Year Magazine, 16. October 2011 Date: reported on 14. October 2011. Location: Istanbul, Turkey. Species: Bluntnose sixgill shark ( Hexanchus griseus ). Size: said to be 2 metres in length, 180 kg. The shark was caught in the Sea of Marmara. Source and Photo Credit: Beyaz Gazete

Shark Finning in Vietnam

Shark Finning in Vietnam

Shark fin trade continues to go unregulated   By SGTT, dtinews, 15. October 2011 Traders have been flocking to the central province of Binh Dinh to harvest shark fins, which sell at high prices because of their supposed health benefits. Fin capital Shark finning involves cutting of the fins and throwing the fish back into

Costa Rican fishermen kill 2,000 sharks in Colombia

Costa Rican fishermen kill 2,000 sharks in Colombia

Colombia condemns shark hunting in Colombian Pacific   By Alice Boyd, Colombia Reports, 14. October 2011 Colombia’s presidential advisor for biodiversity has condemned the killing of around 2,000 sharks in Colombian waters by Costa Rican fishermen. The sharks were killed in the Colombian Pacific just off Malpelo island, which has been declared a sanctuary of

Aussie Shark alert high after shark caught

Aussie Shark alert high after shark caught

Published by BigPond News, 14. October 2011 Summer is only around the corner, but Queenslanders are on high alert after a record-breaking tiger shark was caught off Main Beach on the Gold Coast yesterday. Measuring 3.8 metres and tipping the scales at a massive 470 kilograms, the shark was hooked when it bit a metre-long

Newborn White Shark caught in Russia

Newborn White Shark caught in Russia

Newborn Great White Shark Carcharodon carcharias caught in Primorye Russia

Another Whale Shark caught in China

Another Whale Shark caught in China

Another Whale Shark caught in China Rhincodon typus

Wounded bull shark found in Florida

Wounded bull shark found in Florida

Perdido Key tourists looking for help for wounded bull shark   Written by Kimberly Blair, Pensacola News Journal, 11. October 2011 A wounded, six-foot-long bull shark on Perdido Key is keeping beachgoers out of the water, this afternoon. Melissa Ward, of Montgomery, Ala., called the News Journal, in an effort to seek someone one to

Replica of Huge White Shark in Germany

Replica of Huge White Shark in Germany

Replica of Huge White Shark in Germany Carcharodon carcharias Thomas Winkler

Sixgill Shark caught in Albania

Sixgill Shark caught in Albania

Sixgill Shark netted in the Ionian Sea Hexanchus griseus Albania

Update on Porbeagle Shark sold in Netherlands

Update on Porbeagle Shark sold in Netherlands

Helmut Nickel, Shark Year Magazine, 10. October 2011 The auction of a porbeagle shark (Lamna nasus) in the Dutch city of Scheveningen last August (see here) has lead to an outcry from several European conservation groups. Here is an update on the situation: Binnenland Nieuws is reporting that the porbeagle shark had been caught by

310 kg Freshwater Stingray caught in Mekong River

310 kg Freshwater Stingray caught in Mekong River

310 kg Stingray caught in Mekong River Laos

Porbeagle shark displayed by UK fishmonger

Porbeagle shark displayed by UK fishmonger

Porbeagle shark displayed by UK fishmonger