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New Book on Great White Sharks in Mediterranean Sea

New Book on Great White Sharks in Mediterranean Sea

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...

First Virgin Birth of Zebra Shark in Dubai

First Virgin Birth of Zebra Shark in Dubai

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...

Taiwanese vessel accused of fishing in Palau Shark Sanctuary

Taiwanese vessel accused of fishing in Palau Shark Sanctuary

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,...

Anne the angel shark becomes a mum – 19 times over

Anne the angel shark becomes a mum – 19 times over

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,...

Sixgill Sharks caught in Turkey

Sixgill Sharks caught in Turkey

Two recent Records of Bluntnose Sixgill Sharks Hexanchus griseus from Turkey

Halifax Museum displays Great White Shark Jaw

Halifax Museum displays Great White Shark Jaw

Great White Shark Jaw at Museum Press Release by the Government of Nova Scotia, Canada. Communities, Culture and Heritage 2nd December 2011 The jaw of the first great white shark believed to be found in Nova Scotia is on display at the Museum of Natural History in Halifax. The rare find came from a...

Poison threat over Toronto shark fin use

Poison threat over Toronto shark fin use

By Terry Davidson ,Toronto Sun, 01. December 2011 TORONTO – Toronto police are investigating a slanderous letter from a supposed animal rights group threatening to poison food in Chinese markets and restaurants. The letter, which makes reference to both Toronto’s newly-passed shark fin ban and the Chinese community’s use of shark fin in food, was received...

Salmon Shark washes up on beach in Canada

Salmon Shark washes up on beach in Canada

Helmut Nickel, Shark Year Magazine, 01. December 2011 Date: 23. November 2011. Location: Port Hardy, British Colombia, Canada. Species: Salmon shark ( Lamna ditropis ). Size: 150 cm in length ( fork length FL ). The dead shark was found washed up on a beach in Carrot Park. The salmon shark had various external...

Thresher Shark caught off French Mediterranean coast

Thresher Shark caught off French Mediterranean coast

Helmut Nickel, Shark Year Magazine, 29. November 2011 Date: 24. November 2011. Location: Marseille, France. Species: Thresher shark ( Alopias vulpinus ). Size: reported to be 4 metres in length. The specimen was caught in the net of commercial fishermen, operating from a small harbour called the Vallon des Auffes. Source: citizenside. Photo Credit:...

Big Sawfish caught in Bay of Bengal

Big Sawfish caught in Bay of Bengal

Big Sawfish caught in Bay of Bengal Bangladesh

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