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Industrialised fishing overlaps threatened shark hotspots worldwide

Large sharks inhabiting the open ocean account for over half of all identified shark catch globally in target fisheries or as bycatch. Regional declines in abundance of some populations such as shortfin mako shark –…

Scientists overlap shark movement with fishing to ID vulnerable high-sea habitats

In the second of a potential series of important scientific papers, researchers have combined maps of shark and tuna habitats with satellite tracks of fishing fleets to identify regions where they overlap. Only five national…

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