Rima W. Jabado

The Conservation Status of Sharks, Rays, and Chimaeras in the Arabian Sea and Adjacent Waters

This report provides an overview of the conservation status of chondrichthyans (sharks, rays, and chimaeras) in the Arabian Seas Region (ASR) and describes the results of a regional Red List workshop held in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, in February 2017. It identifies those species that are threatened with extinction at the regional level, so that appropriate conservation action can be taken to improve their status. A regional overview of chondrichthyan fisheries, management and conservation is also presented.

 

09 December 2019

Sharks of the Arabian Seas: an Identification Guide

A guide focusing on sharks of the Arabian Seas, and aiming to help officials in fisheries and customs enforce and implement the necessary protection of sharks and rays.

09 December 2019

Wedgefishes and Giant Guitarfishes: A Guide to Species Identification

This guide is meant to illustrate and provide a tool for the identification of all known species of wedgefises and giant guitarfishes. The inability to adequately identify wedgefishes and giant guitarfishes has been a widespread and common problem for fisheries managers with catches of these species often going unmonitored.

09 December 2019