December 27th, 2017

DNA barcoding reveals the diversity of sharks in Guyana coastal markets

DNA barcoding reveals the diversity of sharks in Guyana coastal markets

Published on 18. December 2017 DNA barcoding reveals the diversity of sharks in Guyana coastal markets Matthew A. Kolmann, Ahmed A. Elbassiouny, Elford A. Liverpool, Nathan R. Lovejoy ABSTRACT: A fundamental challenge for both sustainable fisheries and biodiversity protection in the Neotropics is the accurate determination of species identity. The biodiversity of the coastal sharks

Shark-diving tourism as a financing mechanism

Shark-diving tourism as a financing mechanism

Published on 21. December 2017 Shark-diving tourism as a financing mechanism for shark conservation strategies in Malaysia Gabriel MS Vianna‚Äč, Mark G Meekan, Abbie A Rogers, Marit E Kragt, James M Alin, Johanna S Zimmerhackel ABSTRACT: This study estimated the economic value of the shark-diving industry in Semporna, the most popular diving destination of Malaysia,