More than half of shark species in Mediterranean at risk of extinction

A new IUCN report warns that urgent action is needed to preserve populations of cartilaginous fish, like sharks and rays, in the Mediterranean region.

Deutsche Welle

Last updated on 12 December 2016

Type: 
Media Watch
Country: 
European Union
Region: 
Europe
Threats: 
Unsustainable fishing and harvesting aquatic resources
Bycatch
Overharvesting
Unsustainable hunting and trapping
Human Disturbance
Recreational activities
Species: 
Rhincodon typus
Species group: 
Fish