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Florida Enacts Ban on Take of Tiger and Hammerhead Sharks

Published 11/17/11
By Pete Thomas, GrindTV.com

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission has approved a ban on the harvest of tiger sharks and three species of hammerhead sharks in state waters, beginning Jan. 1, 2012. he measure was approved Nov. 16 during meetings in Key Largo. The news is sure to please shark conservationists and scientists who had grown increasingly concerned that too many large, slow-to-reproduce sharks were being killed.

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