“Depredation” US Representatives Introduce SHARKED Act

The SHARKED Act sponsors widely represent the fishing industry including fishing guides and tournament organizers, who decry the partial or loss of their catch to a shark. The evidence that there is an increase in shark’s taking fish is anecdotal and not quantified.
Tell the House Subcommittee on Water, Wildlife and Fisheries to base decisions on Science and Management, Not Emotion.

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Sharktober Adventures

FARALLON ISLAND EXPEDITIONS- EXCLUSIVE WILDLIFE EXPERIENCES SEPTEMBER- NOVEMBER, 2024 Experience and adventure in the Greater Farallones National Marine Sanctuary with Shark Steward’s expert naturalists. Visit the Devil’s Teeth, the home of […]

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NOAA seeks public comment on Chumash Heritage sanctuary draft proposal

Following input from tribal nations, state and federal agencies, conservationists and the public, NOAA has released a proposal to designate a 5,617-square-mile area offshore of San Luis Obispo and Santa Barbara counties in central California as Chumash Heritage National Marine Sanctuary.

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ACT NOW TO END THE LAST LETHAL NET FISHERY OFF CALIFORNIA

Set gillnets are the primary threat to juvenile great white sharks in their nursery grounds off California. White sharks play an important ecosystem role, and their population is still at low numbers and in recovery.

We can stop the needless slaughter of sharks, dolphins, sea turtles, and other marine wildlife by these nets off the coast of California. Urge the California Fish and Game Commission to declare the bycatch in the California Set Gillnet Fishery unacceptable.

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