January 31, 2014

Catch-And-Releasing Sharks

Researchers analyze blood chemistry, reflexes, and post-release survival of five coastal shark species in South Florida. The results show that while some species, like tiger sharks, can sustain and even recover from minimal catch and release fishing, other sharks, such as hammerheads are more sensitive.

Credit: Christine Shepherd

[ Read the Article: Effects Of Catch-and-release Fishing On Sharks Examined ]

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