TITLE

Shark and Ray Populations in Mediterranean Threatened

PUB. DATE
January 2008
SOURCE
Sea Technology;Jan2008, Vol. 49 Issue 1, p63
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the extinction of the species of Mediterranean sharks and rays, as depicted at the World Conservation Union (IUCN) Red List assessment. According to the research that overfishing, including bycatch, is the main cause of decline. The report also identifies habitat degradation, recreational fisheries and other human disturbances as significant threats to the sharks and rays of the Mediterranean.
ACCESSION #
29380319

 

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