New way to save endangered sharks – and our seafood

By using a genetic tool called DNA barcoding, Brazilian researchers could help prevent illegal fishing of threatened shark species and hence help prevent the collapse of some fisheries.

SciDevNet

Last updated on 23 August 2018

Type: 
Media Watch
Country: 
Brazil
Region: 
South & Central America & The Caribbean
Threats: 
Unsustainable fishing and harvesting aquatic resources
Species group: 
Fish