Tuesday, 4 February 2014

Effects of catch-and-release fishing on sharks studied

Date: January 30, 2014

Source: University of Miami Rosenstiel School of Marine & Atmospheric Science

Summary: A new study investigated how several species of coastal sharks respond to stress from catch-and-release fishing. The results revealed that each of the shark species responded differently. Hammerhead sharks were by far the most vulnerable to fighting on a fishing line.

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