The behaviour of sharks

  title={The behaviour of sharks},
  author={Mimi Bres},
  journal={Reviews in Fish Biology and Fisheries},
  • M. Bres
  • Published 1 June 1993
  • Environmental Science
  • Reviews in Fish Biology and Fisheries
SummaryDespite the recent upsurge of interest in shark research, the current status of knowledge of the behavioural repertoire of most species is alarmingly incomplete. Clearly, from the steadily decreasing numbers of sharks caught by commercial and sport fishermen, sharks are highly vulnerable to human exploitation. Although education is making inroads, there is still steady opposition to the enforcement of catch limits and management strategies for most species. Accurate life history and… 

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