Dead Reckoning: Confronting the Crisis in Pacific Fisheries

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One particular species if an important food fish in East Asia, mainly served on sushi. To protect their eyes some species have nictitating membranes. We would like to share with you our love and our respect for the Marine Environment and its inhabitants. It is highly valued for the production of high quality leather. Current exploitation rates are considered sustainable. Fortunately they are harmless and actually fairly social creatures, making for great photo opportunities for scuba divers dating back to recent memory.

Pages: 181

Publisher: Mountaineers Books (January 1, 1997)

ISBN: 089886514X

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Typically, they will occur because there is a territorial threat or disturbance that occurs in the sharks inhabited area. At other times, these attacks will be ones that are provoked by humans, causing the shark to try to keep a safe ground. Things such as spear fishing and eco-tourism are contributions to sharks that feel the need to attack. Even among these attacks, it is only certain species that will feel a threat and will respond download Dead Reckoning: Confronting the Crisis in Pacific Fisheries (David Suzuki Foundation Series) pdf. Many shark populations are threatened by human activities. Until the 16th century, [4] sharks were known to mariners as "sea dogs". [5] The etymology of the word "shark" is uncertain. One (now largely disproved) theory is that it derives from the Yucatec Maya word xok, pronounced 'shok'. [6] Evidence for this etymology came from the Oxford English Dictionary, which notes shark first came into use after Sir John Hawkins ' sailors exhibited one in London in 1569 and posted "sharke" to refer to the large sharks of the Caribbean Sea Sharks (The Animal Answer Guides: Q&A for the Curious Naturalist).

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