Sharks are Jawesome!

… but bycatch is not.

What is bycatch?  Well, in short, it’s all the other things that are caught (that you didn’t mean to catch) when you’re fishing.  And in the case of longline swordfish, bycatch includes sharks, sea turtles, sea birds and other types of fish.  And yet the Marine Stewardship Council  is in the process of certifying the longline swordfishery as sustainable.

So, what’s a shark to do?  Well, Hector the shark is bicycling with friends to London, England to deliver a message to the Marine Stewardship Council.  How does a fish bicycle?  Well, you’ll have to check out Hector’s blog to find out:

http://hectoronwheels.org/

Or you can find him on facebook: http://www.facebook.com/#!/HectortheBlueShark

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