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Master’s thesis research conducted from University of New England Marine Science Professor James Sulikowski's laboratory and published in the Public Library of Science-One (PLOS) suggests
Researchers believe there is a multimillion dollar consumer market potential for this "underappreciated species." Biddeford, Maine (PRWEB) April 01,
Rejection of Scientific Data for Other Threatened Sharks Undermines Conservation Effort DOHA, Qatar, March 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Government delegates attending the meeting of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) voted today to list porbeagle sharks in Appendix II of the treaty, but rejected protections for three other vulnerable shark species.
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.
Sharks in the North Atlantic are in serious danger of being driven out of existence due to the fishing activities of nations such as Spain, Portugal, France and Britain, according to Swiss-based International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN).
Conservationists agree that major changes to rules on shark finning are needed to preserve the health of the world's shark populations.
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