Earlier in the week, I posted an item about representatives from the Guy Harvey Ocean Foundation attending last week’s Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission public workshop on shark conservation, which was held at the IGFA Hall of Fame. Susan Cocking, Outdoors writer for the Miami Herald, was also in attendance and she wrote a great article in the Herald detailing the concerns – and recommendations – of the many individuals and organizations that spoke out in favor of greater measures for shark conservation. GHOF President Steve Stock spoke at the meeting and is mentioned in Susan’s article:
“Tighter management measures for sharks sought”
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission is being urged to have tighter management rules to ensure a healthy shark population.
BY SUSAN COCKING
Several dozen recreational divers and anglers, shark scientists and
conservationists urged the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission on Tuesday to adopt stronger shark rules than recommended by an interstate management panel.