Daily Archives: March 22, 2012

A preliminary survey of whale shark Rhincodon typus catch and trade in China: an emerging crisis

http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1095-8649.2012.03250.x/abstract 22 March 2012 This study gives an account of spatial and temporal distribution of whale shark Rhincodon typus catch events in China on the basis of historical records and information obtained from interviews with fishing industry stakeholders.

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CITES seeks tougher limits on coral, shark, dolphin trade

http://www.physorg.com/news/2012-03-cites-tougher-limits-coral-shark.html 22 March 2012 After a week-long meeting in Geneva, experts of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora decided to recommend “cautious export quotas” for species including seahorses from Southeast Asia, sturgeons from the Caspian … Continue reading

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