Norwegian Cruise Line, the innovator in global cruise travel, is partnering with the Guy Harvey Ocean Foundation (GHOF) and Nova Southeastern University's (NSU) Guy Harvey Research Institute
to host the third annual ocean conservation-themed cruise on Norwegian Escape this fall.
'What is unclear is if this means that whale shark gills are also marketed for medicinal purposes,' says Professor Mahmood Shivji, Director of the Guy Harvey Research Institute
, Nova Southeastern University, Florida, and co-author of the research, 'or if this finding is just a case of surreptitious substitution in the gill markets.'
The study, using satellite tracking by researchers from Nova Southeastern University's Guy Harvey Research Institute
(GHRI), the University of Rhode Island and other colleagues, shows that the fishing mortality rate of the shortfin mako in the western North Atlantic is considerably higher than previously estimated from catches reported by fishermen.
It is home to the three prominent institutions: National Coral Reef Institute (NCRI), Guy Harvey Research Institute
(GHRI), and the Save Our Seas Shark Center (SOSSC).
These experiences include such memorable and unforgettable trips like shark tagging with the Guy Harvey Research Institute
, dolphin swims, art therapy programs, discover scuba diving programs and so much more.
Great hammerhead fins are highly valued, and blacktip and bull sharks have extensive global distributions, according to Mahmood Shivji, director of the Guy Harvey Research Institute
at Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
The work was led by the Save Our Seas Foundation Shark Centre and the Guy Harvey Research Institute
The resulting "log" as fishing crews refer to a stripped-down carcass, "can be very difficult to identify by species" notes Mahmood Shivji of Nova Southeastern University's Guy Harvey Research Institute
in Dania Beach, Fla.