BANGKOK (THAILAND)-35 countries worldwide have now submitted seven species of vulnerable sharks and manta rays for consideration for protection next year under an international treaty concerned with regulating wildlife trade. The recommendations include porbeagle and oceanic whitetip sharks, three species of hammerhead sharks, and two types of manta rays. GovernmentsContinue Reading

BAFFIN ISLAND (CANADA)- Researchers have started tagging Greenland sharks in the cold waters off Baffin Island, in the Canadian Arctic sea. The tagging is part of a research of the University of Windsor with the Ministry of Fisheries and Oceans in an effort to eventually establish commercial fisheries for Inuit.Continue Reading