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2009-12-10 06:50:00

CHICAGO, Dec. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Unlike commercial fishing, the major player in depleted fish populations, sport fishing makes up less than 12 percent of the global harvest.

2009-09-10 01:00:00

LONDON, September 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Financial advertising has been a rather predictable beast of late. Banks are clamouring to reassure us that they are safe, strong and, above all, surviving. HSBC's latest TV spots by JWT London offer a different perspective.

2009-08-28 11:21:00

CAPE MAY, N.J., Aug. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- August marks a milestone for Fishermen's Energy of New Jersey as the team returns to familiar offshore territory, but for a reason other than fishing. This week, the Cape May based fishing vessel Capt.

2009-05-04 09:45:00

Hundreds of millions of these voracious predators are impacting every fishery in the region TRENTON, N.J., May 4 /PRNewswire/ -- An unprecedented alliance of commercial, recreational and party/charter boat fishermen and associated businesses has formed Fishermen Organized for Rational Dogfish Management (FORDM) to deal with a looming crisis.

2009-04-16 12:51:16

French fishermen called off a blockade of English Channel ferry ports Thursday after the government said it would release $5 million to support the industry. Union leader Bruno Dachicourt said the fisherman would continue our movement to show we are mobilized, but we are going to change our type of action. The French government also said it would provide loans of up to $65.8 million for struggling fishing companies. The director of communications for the P&O ferry service expressed his...

2009-02-13 21:09:01

Global climate change and world oil market trends are hurting tuna fishermen in the Philippines, experts say. In General Santos City, which is considered the country's Tuna Capital, fishermen say their catches are decreasing because of global warming and oil price disturbances, Xinhua, China's state-run news agency, reported Friday. Last year, the local tuna industry saw a slide of 22 percent in its production.

2008-12-18 19:47:38

A fisherman seeking out marine life off the coast of Volusia County, Fla., said he caught a 663-pound hammerhead shark. The commercial fisherman said the shark, which measured more than 13 feet in length, was reeled in Wednesday, WESH-TV, Orlando, Fla., reported Thursday. Experts said hammerhead sharks

2008-09-29 00:00:19

Text of report by Indian news agency PTI Rameswaram (TN) [Tamil Nadu], 28 September [Sunday]: A fisherman was killed and three others injured in firing allegedly by Sri Lankan naval men who surrounded about 40 boats near Katchatheevu around midnight on Saturday night.

2008-09-26 12:00:21

Fishermen and environmental leaders in Scotland called for the European Union to change a policy that has $74 million in cod discarded every year.

2008-09-26 09:00:25

By Damien Murray Folk luminaries Eliza Carthy and Andy Irvine are down by the Fermanagh lakes while, up in the city, the spirit of the wild lives on with a rendition of Fisherman's Blues by The Waterboys.


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Greater Bulldog Bat, Noctilio leporinus
2012-06-28 20:59:54

The greater bulldog bat (Noctilio leporinus), also known as the fisherman bat, is native to Latin America. Its range extends from Mexico to northern Argentina, and includes most of the Caribbean Islands. Despite its large range, its distribution is fragmented due to its preferred habitats with an abundance of water. The greater bulldog bat is threatened by deforestation, water pollution, and changing water levels, but with no immediate danger and a large range, the IUCN has placed it as a...

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