Daily Archives: September 19, 2011

‘Butanding’ swept ashore in Iloilo

http://www.abs-cbnnews.com/nation/regions/09/19/11/butanding-swept-ashore-iloilo 19 September 2011 A whale shark (butanding) was swept ashore in Iloilo after it got caught from the net of fishermen on Sunday. The shark, which was almost 20 feet in length, was accidentally caught by fishermen off the shores … Continue reading

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Number of whale sharks in Taiwan waters doubles: researcher

http://focustaiwan.tw/ShowNews/WebNews_Detail.aspx?Type=aALL&ID=201109190041 19 September 2011 The number of whale sharks in waters surrounding Taiwan has doubled since the country banned fishing for the world’s largest living fish species in March 2007, a National Taiwan Ocean University associate professor said Monday.

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More sharks calling Georgia creeks home

http://www.bizjournals.com/atlanta/morning_call/2011/09/more-sharks-making-georgia-creeks-home.html 19 September 2011 Noel Todd and Leon Howard weren’t expecting to catch a huge shark last week while fishing near Shell Creek in McIntosh County, Ga., but that’s exactly what they hauled in.

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