Implementation of the United States National Plan of Action for the Conservation and Management of Sharks


Since 2001, the United States has made a great deal of progress to conserve sharks and improve their management. This report presents the achievements of the United States in the implementation of the NPOA-Sharks, highlighting U.S. management measures, research activities, outreach and education efforts, and international fishery management measures. The report also summarizes the current status of U.S. shark stocks and explores areas for development of future initiatives. 

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Author(s)National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS)
Published Date2014
CMS InstrumentSharks