Trends in shark bycatch research: current status and research needs

  title={Trends in shark bycatch research: current status and research needs},
  author={Juan Miguel Molina and Steven J Cooke},
  journal={Reviews in Fish Biology and Fisheries},
Over the last few decades, much effort has been devoted towards quantifying and reducing bycatch in marine fisheries. Of late, there has been a particular focus on sharks given that bycatch is a frequently listed threat for sharks on the International Union for the Conservation of Nature Red List. However, currently there are no quantitative reviews or syntheses that explore the issue of shark bycatch globally which is problematic given that such a synthesis could inform conservation actions… CONTINUE READING
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