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Protections for Mako Sharks and Giant Rays Under CITES

September 6th, 2019|

By international agreement, a majority of countries committed to protect 18 species of sharks and giant rays under proposals directed at conserving some of the ocean’s most charismatic fish threatened by commercial fishing and the Chinese demand for shark fin soup.  Sixteen species of wedgefishes and guitarfishes including two species of critically endangered mako sharks each passed [...]

Shark Stewards Works to Save Sharks at CITES

August 13th, 2019|

Shark Stewards is joining forces with the Shark Research Institute to advocate and lobby to increase protection for sharks and rays under CITES Appendix II.