Thursday, April 10, 2008

Shark Bytes - April 10, 2008

Fishermen transport a load of harvested shark fins

Alarm over shark hunting in Philippines
MANILA (AFP) — Shark hunting in the Philippines has led to a drastic drop in the numbers of the creatures, authorities said Thursday, despite efforts to ...

Slaughter of sharks raises alarm - Philippines
By Marlon Alexander Luistro BATANGAS CITY – The Philippines may soon lose its thresher sharks – listed as “vulnerable” species by the International Union ...

Community mourns
Ballina Shire Advocate - Ballina Shire,NSW,Australia
This was the first fatal shark attack in NSW since 1993 when a honeymooner died near Byron Bay's Julian Rocks, and it is the 73rd fatal shark attack ...

Warning to be careful of sharks at river mouths
Coff's Coast Advocate - Australia
That's the message from Coffs Harbour City Council's senior lifeguard, Sonny Tisdell, following Tuesday's fatal shark attack at Ballina. ...

New shark: P-164
Shark P-164 has been added to the ECOCEAN Whale Shark Photo-identification Library.

Kiwi surfing star caught in shark scare - New Zealand
"I think every surfer knows that the risk of a shark attack is something you have to accept. We don't really think about it. But when something like the ...

Family of shark attack victim appeal for privacy
NSW Police Online - Australia
The family and friends of a body-boarder killed in a shark attack at Ballina on the state’s north coast earlier this week have requested that media ...

Catching 12-foot hammerhead shark provides spring-break highlight ... - Munster,IN,USA
Wilkinson's opponent was a massive, 12-foot-long hammerhead shark. "He wanted to try deep sea fishing, so we did a shared charter out of Fort Lauderdale," ...

Grey Carpet Shark

Shark diving - Byron Bay, Australia
It's made the headlines internationally recently, as a 16 year old kid was killed by a bull shark here a couple of days ago; It's the first shark-inflicted death in the area for around 15 years. It seems the kid was ...

City Of Cape Town Beach Managers Hosted by the SOSF
By SharkWarrior(saveourseas)
Last week, Alison and the Save Our Seas Foundation hosted the City of Cape Town’s beach managers on the Save Our Seas Shark Centre’s research boat. The aim was to take the beach managers to Seal Island in False Bay to introduce them to ...

Service to farewell shark attack victim
ABC Online - Australia
The funeral of Peter Edmonds, the bodyboarder killed in a shark attack at Ballina on Tuesday morning, will be held next week at Alstonville in northern New ...

Newport Beach dentist Tom Rolfes, center, stitches up Rutu Meli, who was bit by a shark while spearfishing in Fiji

What happens when three sharks attack at once?
OCRegister - Orange Beach, CA, USA
It’s about local Newport surfer Thomas Rolfes, who happened to be on a remote island in Fiji when one of the natives was brought into the place he was staying at after a shark attack. It’s pretty amazing how Rolfes responded - hope you ...

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