Saturday, January 08, 2011

Good news for Bahamian Sharks?

Two happy faces: Dr. Samuel Gruber ("Doc") and a Bahamian tiger shark.

Commercial shark fishing in the Bahamas may be banned - this would be a huge win for the sharks in an area that is considered a paradise for them.

The Bahamas National Trust (BNT) and the Pew Environmental Group's (PEG) are behind the campaign to get the Government to enact legislation banning commercial fishing of sharks in the Bahamas with the support of several others.

For more details read SharkDiver's blog post titled: "Tiger Sharks in the Bahamas Could get a Big Break"

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