Category Archives: porbeagles

Porbeagles Continue to Rebound in Canada

It’s been quite some time since the last time I’ve written about porbeagles.  This cold-water shark is encountered relatively often off the coast of New England, where it is both a respectable sportfish (albeit one not fished as often as … Continue reading

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Porbeagles Rejoice!

This porbeagle is psyched.  Photo by Andy Murch. After the doom and gloom CITES news, it looks like not every animal up for listing got hosed.  News is trickling in that despite the inability of the UN to agree that … Continue reading

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More on Gulf of Maine Porbeagles

 Photo by Andy Murch. First off, peace to Captain Phil. Recently Underwater Times has linked to a couple more stories about the population of porbeagles interacting with fishermen in the Gulf of Maine.  This whole story has some interesting parallels … Continue reading

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