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From: Robert Hueter <[log in to unmask]>
Reply-To:Academic forum on fisheries ecology and related topics <[log in to unmask]>
Date:Mon, 7 Apr 1997 10:03:27 +0600

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The new U.S. federal regulations prohibit all directed fishing (commercial
and recreational) and possession/sale of five shark species:  basking,
whale, white, sand tiger and bigeye sand tiger.  These regs apply to U.S.
federal waters of the Atlantic, Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean.

ROBERT E. HUETER, Ph.D.                           [log in to unmask]
Senior Scientist & Director                       Tel:  941-388-4441 X323
Center for Shark Research                         Fax:  941-388-4312
Mote Marine Laboratory
1600 Ken Thompson Parkway                         MORE INFO AT:
Sarasota, FL 34236 USA                  

  MML is an independent, nonprofit research and education organization.
    Opinions expressed are not MML policy unless otherwise indicated.
On Sun, 6 Apr 1997, Aqua Man wrote:

> Dear Everyone
> I thought I heard on the radio that the (NMFS) National Marine Fisheries
> Service has decided to introduce a ban on harvesting various shark species on
> the commercial level.  I was wondering if this is in fact true, and if so,
> which species would be benefitting from the protection.  Any info that can be
> shared on this subject would be greatly appreciated.
> Thanks in advance for the help all.
> Fellow Fish Lover

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