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New photos reveal Taiwan shark fishing

A US-based environmental group on Wednesday expressed concern over new photos that seem to show the killing of large numbers of "biologically vulnerable" sharks by fishermen in Taiwan.

dateOct 19, 2011 in Ecology
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EU agrees crack down on shark finning

The European Union endorsed tighter shark fishing rules on Monday to ensure fishermen respect a ban on slicing off the fins of their catches and throwing the live body overboard to drown.

dateMar 19, 2012 in Ecology
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Fishermen clean ocean of lost crabbing gear

California's rugged North Coast lays claim to one of the state's most valuable commercial fisheries: Dungeness crab. Millions of pounds of this meaty delicacy are pulled in each year from Morro Bay to the ...

dateSep 25, 2014 in Ecology
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'Dead or alive' bounty offered for China piranhas

Authorities in southern China have moved to quash a bizarre piranha threat, offering bounties and free bait amid fears the aggressive South American fish has invaded a river, state media said on Thursday.

dateJul 12, 2012 in Ecology
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Automatic location of fishing gear

In the grey light of morning and squally weather a fishing boat stops its engine. The fisherman knows he is outside the baseline and has to notify the Coastguard before setting his nets. He phones the office ...

dateNov 01, 2013 in Ecology
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