Half of Arabian Seas sharks, rays, and chimaeras at risk of extinction: EAD

The results of the 2017 IUCN 'Regional Red List' assessment of 153 species of chondrichthyan fishes (sharks, rays, and chimaeras) indicate that the Arabian Sea and adjacent waters are home to some of the most threatened chondrichthyan populations in the world.

Emirates 24/7 News

Last updated on 22 September 2017

Type: 
Media Watch
Country: 
United Arab Emirates
Region: 
South-West Asia
Threats: 
Unsustainable fishing and harvesting aquatic resources
Species group: 
Fish