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A Win for Shark Fishermen is looked at as a Strategic Loss by the Enviro’s

kevinhearnPublic passion for shark finning bans is great. How do we channel it towards other issues? – From the article:  A recent proposal by the National Marine Fisheries Service that would have altered the minimum size of sharks that recreational fishermen can catch with the goal of reducing illegal dusky shark landings and added a new area closed to shark fishing  received almost no public support from conservation activists. There were a total of 122 public comments submitted , and most were strongly opposed; the commercial and recreational fishing industry was organized and vocal in their opposition to this plan. The NMFS withdrew it. Read [email protected]  16:52