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HONOLULU, Dec. 6, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Scientific recommendations for improving information on population status and fishing of sharks will be considered this week at the annual meeting of the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission (WCPFC).
Adolescent great white sharks may be too weak to capture and kill large marine mammals.
A fisheries group decided on Saturday that half-a-dozen species of endangered sharks hunted on the high seas to satisfy a burgeoning Asian market for sharkfin soup are now protected in the Atlantic.
ICCAT Protects Oceanic Whitetip Sharks, Limits Hammerhead Fishing & Improves Mako Measures PARIS, Nov.
Researchers from the University of South Florida and the University of Alabama have discovered one reason why sharks are such great hunters--flexible scales that allow them to change direction without having to slow down.
NEW YORK, June 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Gaiam, Inc., a leading producer of lifestyle media, announced today the release of the most anticipated hit title of the year - Discovery Channel's Shark Week: Jaws of Steel Collection.
The six-foot-long babies of the world's biggest shark species, Carcharocles megalodon, frolicked in the warm shallow waters of an ancient shark nursery in what is now Panama.
The UN wildlife trade body withdrew protection Thursday for the cold-water porbeagle shark, reversing the only decision made during the 13-day conference to protect high-value marine species.
Thursday, the last day of the UN wildlife meeting in Doha, could be the turnaround day for the protection of elephants and two species of sharks that were earlier disregarded by delegates at the 175-nation Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES).
The UN wildlife trade group shot down bids on Tuesday to regulate trade on two species of sharks threatened with extinction from overfishing, setting off backfire from angry conservation activists.
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