Daily Archives: September 13, 2011

Huge whale shark specimen unveiled in Dalian

http://english.peopledaily.com.cn/202936/7594690.html 13 September 2011 On Sept. 11, shoppers look at a whale shark specimen nicknamed Yang Yang displayed on a shopping street in Dalian. On that day, a 6-meter-long whale shark specimen with a weight of 2 tons was showcased … Continue reading

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Shark Truth seeks alternatives with Sans Fin Soup Contest in Vancouver

http://www.straight.com/article-457036/vancouver/shark-truth-seeks-alternatives-sans-fin-soup-contest-vancouver 13 September 2011 When Claudia Li started Shark Truth—a Vancouver-based nonprofit group with the goal to stop the consumption of shark-fin soup by raising awareness of its alternatives—not even her parents thought she would be successful.

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Rare shark caught by fishermen

http://www.practicalfishkeeping.co.uk/content.php?sid=4305 13 Septemeber 2011 The 3m long juvenile male Megamouth shark (Megachasma pelages) was caught by fishermen near the western Baja peninsula coast, in a region called Bahía de Vizcaín.

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Enviro news: Sharks get a safer ocean as more states ban shark fins; Hong Kong next?

http://www.oregonlive.com/environment/index.ssf/2011/09/enviro_news_sharks_get_a_safer.html 13 September 2011 In the last year, a number of states have banned the trade of shark fins. First Hawaii. Then Oregon did it earlier this year. Last week, California did what was expected and its legislature passed a … Continue reading

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