- ISBN: 978-92-9202-455-0, doi: 10.2826/229340
- Publication date
- 15 January 2019
- Executive Agency for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises
The purpose of this specific study is to provide the Directorate-General for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries (DG MARE) with: updated information regarding the association or occurrence of pelagic sharks and rays in different fisheries; updated information regarding data collection and methodological approaches for the assessment of conservation status of sharks; a critical review of existing Conservation and Management Measures (CMMs) for sharks and of the current conservation status of the species concerned; and proposals to improve and/or provide alternative options for conservation and management of sharks taking into account any recent methodological advances and new data or information.