Ottawa eyes protection measures for the porbeagle

It is stout but fast, a top predator affectionately called “Canada’s shark.” But years of intense fishing left the porbeagle shark endangered, and the federal government is now considering protection measures.,,, Fisheries and Oceans Canada said in an e-mail it will make a recommendation to the environment minister after reviewing input from the public and industry stakeholders, as well as scientific research. There is no current timeline for a decision, it said.,,, The latest population assessment on the porbeagle was from a 2009 survey which estimated,,, >click to read<09:41

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