First ban on shark and manta ray trade comes into force

All trade in five named species of sharks is to be regulated from now on, in a significant step forward for conservation.

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Last updated on 14 September 2014

Type: 
Media Watch
Threats: 
Unsustainable fishing and harvesting aquatic resources
Species: 
Carcharodon carcharias
Lamna nasus
Manta birostris
Rhincodon typus
Species group: 
Fish