In a letter sent to the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission, the marine conservation organisation advised that fishing access be prohibited for the EU vessels targeting sharks until shark fisheries management measures are introduced for these
Oceana promotes the responsible consumption of fishery products.
Mass die-offs have been detected from the Gulf of Genoa to Cape Palos. Less than 1% of coral species are protected.
The Kamalane was using a banned net measuring more than five kilometres in length in Spanish territorial waters, also protected by the Ministry of Agriculture and Fishing.
It is the first time this species is found in Spain. Other interesting sponges, such as glass sponges, have also been found in this area.
Sharks, pilot whales, sea turtles, sunfish, gorgonians, deep-sea corals, monkfish and a variety of species are found in this oasis of life.
Important concentrations of specimens from the Pelagia noctiluca species can be found in some areas of Cabrera Port, Cala Santa Maria and Cala Gandulf but also in other deeper areas of the Emile Baudot Bank, thirty miles south of Cabrera, one of the Balea