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American Samoa bans shark fishing within 3 miles of shore

by on Nov.15, 2012 at 11:07 am, under Shark Conservation, Shark News Stories

The Washington Post is reporting that a ban on shark fishing will go into effect this week in the waters of American Somoa, a U.S. territory. The ban will make it illegal to catch or possess sharks within three nautical miles of the shore, which will cover most of the American Somoa’s reefs.

For more information, check out the story at The Washington Post.


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