New size limits proposed for sharks – Proposed regulations would nearly double minimum size

OCEAN CITY — New regulations nearly doubling the minimum size for sharks are expected to have a big impact on the local fishing industry if passed as proposed. Campbell criticized the 96-inch limit when NOAA’s own literature said the sharks were mature at 93 inches. “You use science when you want to and then take a liberty here,” he said. “If this evidence was used in a court of law the judge would throw it out. Good management cannot be based on bogus numbers.” Read more here

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