Combining BA - BOCA About Bloody Time!

To: Ian May <>
Subject: Combining BA - BOCA About Bloody Time!
From: Chris Sanderson <>
Date: Tue, 2 Feb 2010 11:53:43 +1000
Sustainable in whose calculations?  I think our fisheries managers have
proven themselves comprehensively unable to sustainably manage any fishery


Regarding your other comments about the collection of shark liver
> contributing to potential impacts on already over fished top line predators,
> it should be noted that shark fishing in Australia is part of a sustainable
> managed fishery   Sharks are not caught here for harvesting of livers.
>  Livers are normally discarded at sea as offal during the gutting process.
> Shark livers retained for pelagic birding operators are separated out by the
> fishing operators more often as a favour in exchange for a contribution of
> some pocket money for the crew who collect it.  In Australia the keeping of
> shark livers for pelagic birding does not provide any additional incentive
> or reason for fishing.

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