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OCEANA WINS LAWSUIT TO PROTECT OVERFISHED DUSKY SHARKS

June 15, 2019

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“Oceana thanks the court for requiring the federal government to use better science and take stronger action to protect dusky sharks in U.S. waters. It’s outrageous that this important shark has been overfished for nearly two decades due to the government’s inaction, ignoring its responsibilities under the law,” said Oceana campaign director Whitney Webber. “Thousands of sharks are incidentally caught and killed in fishing gear every year. It’s clear we need serious changes in fishing regulations to help rebuild these vulnerable sharks, including requiring hard bycatch caps, so fishing activity stops once a limit is reached.”

 

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https://earthjustice.org/news/press/2019/oceana-wins-lawsuit-to-protect-overfished-dusky-sharks?fbclid=IwAR3AtDvCXp5YqEX1292zHPF0aLlz9NxzMTNM8_gSSsdYHV6fkmigrch8R7k

 

 

 

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