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Cuomo catches shark, flak

Aug 31, 2016 12:02 am

The Daily Freeman reports New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo caught a 154.5-pound thresher shark off Long Island this weekend, and flak from conservationists. Fishing with his brother CNN morning anchor Chris Cuomo, the governor tweeted photos of his catch. Shark Research Institute Director Marie Levine said Aug. 29 that thresher sharks are considered vulnerable, just below endangered on the animal watch list. Sport fishing isn’t a leading shark killer but she said releasing the fish would have been preferable. Read the full story in The Daily Freeman.