Elasmobranchs of the Galapagos Marine Reserve

@inproceedings{Hearn2014ElasmobranchsOT,
  title={Elasmobranchs of the Galapagos Marine Reserve},
  author={Alex R. Hearn and David Acuna and James Thomas Ketchum and C{\'e}sar Pe{\~n}aherrera and Jonathan Green and Andrea D. Marshall and Michel Guerrero and George L. Shillinger},
  year={2014}
}
The Galapagos Marine Reserve is home to at least 50 species of sharks and rays. Although these species are protected in the marine reserve, they are vulnerable to industrial fishing outside the protected waters, to unintentional bycatch by local fishers inside the reserve, and to illegal fishing. Our knowledge of shark ecology in Galapagos has increased dramatically in the last decade, due to the creation of an interinstitutional research program, which focuses on the spatial ecology of… CONTINUE READING

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