UAE Laws Aim to Prevent Shark Overfishing
Author: Derek Baldwin
October 12, 2012
"Dubai: Mohammad Tabish, fisheries specialist with the Ministry of Water and Environment, says as top predator, sharks must be protected through stringent regulations placed upon the commercial fishing industry in the UAE.
Speaking at the Shark Conservation in Arabia Workshop, Tabish said the UAE is meeting the call for protection through detailed legal measures designed to ensure that the Gulf’s apex predator is here for future generations to enjoy.
“Sharks are one of the most important fish species in the UAE,” Tabish told dozens of marine scientists and government fisheries delegates from across the region and beyond."
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