Florida Approves Shark Protections
Source: The Miami Herald
November 16, 2011
"Florida wildlife managers approved a ground-breaking shark protection measure on Wednesday that will make it illegal for anglers fishing state waters to keep tiger sharks or three species of hammerheads.
The measure is intended to reverse a sharp decline in populations of the four species, which use coastal waters as breeding and feeding grounds. Scientists say sharks, despite their dangerous reputations, serve important roles in maintaining the balance of marine ecosystems."
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