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After great white attack, PETA calls for fishing ban at pier
After great white attack, PETA calls for fishing ban at pier

After a swimmer was bitten by a juvenile great white shark, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals is calling for a permanent fishing ban on the Manhattan Beach Pier. Police temporarily banned pier fishing through Tuesday after 50-year-old Steven Robles was bitten Saturday by a 7-foot great white, which had been caught on a fishing line at the pier. ------------ FOR THE RECORD A previous version of this post incorrectly identified Manhattan Beach Mayor Amy Thomas Howorth as Thomas Howorth. ------------ But PETA said the temporary fishing ban is not enough. In a letter to Manhattan Beach Mayor Amy Thomas Howorth, PETA Executive Vice President Tracy Reiman said the...

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