May 29th, 2022

Residency, movement patterns, behavior and demographics of reef manta rays in Komodo National Park

Residency, movement patterns, behavior and demographics of reef manta rays in Komodo National Park

Residency, movement patterns, behavior and demographics of reef manta rays in Komodo National Park Germanov ES, Pierce SJ, Marshall AD, Hendrawan IG, Kefi A, Bejder L, Loneragan N. ABSTRACT: BackgroundThe reef manta ray (Mobula alfredi) is a globally threatened species and an iconic tourist attraction for visitors to Indonesia’s Komodo National Park (NP). In 2013,

Federal Fishery Managers Continue Reducing Impacts to Protected Species in the Pacific

Federal Fishery Managers Continue Reducing Impacts to Protected Species in the Pacific

Press Release Western Pacific Regional Fishery Management Council 24 May 2022 —- —- —- —- — Federal Fishery Managers Continue Reducing Impacts to Protected Species in the Pacific with Required Gear Change HONOLULU (24 May 2022) An industry-led conservation measure to reduce impacts to oceanic whitetip sharks is the latest example in a long history

Scientific response to a cluster of shark bites

Scientific response to a cluster of shark bites

Scientific response to a cluster of shark bites Adam Barnett, Richard Fitzpatrick, Michael Bradley, Ingo Miller, Marcus Sheaves, Andrew Chin, Bethany Smith, Amy Diedrich, Jonah Lee Yick, Nicolas Lubitz, Kevin Crook, Carlo Mattone, Mike B. Bennett, Leah Wojtach, Kátya Abrantes ABSTRACT: 1. Shark bites are of high public concern globally. Information on shark occurrence and

Functional and phylogenetic diversity of sharks in the Northeastern Pacific

Functional and phylogenetic diversity of sharks in the Northeastern Pacific

Functional and phylogenetic diversity of sharks in the Northeastern Pacific Zachary A. Siders, Lauren B. Trotta, Fabio P. Caltabellotta, Katherine B. Loesser, Benjamin Baiser, Robert N. M. Ahrens ABSTRACT: AimThe expansive spatial scale of pelagic communities and the difficulty in acquiring pelagic species’ functional traits have stymied an understanding of marine community dynamics. We assembled

DNA barcoding of traded shark fins in Peninsular Malaysia

DNA barcoding of traded shark fins in Peninsular Malaysia

DNA barcoding of traded shark fins in Peninsular Malaysia Ying Giat Seah, Caroline Kibat, Simon Hew & Benjamin J. Wainwright ABSTRACT: Southeast Asia is a major shark product trade hub, and many of the world’s largest shark product selling markets are located in the region. Malaysia is the second largest importer of shark fins in