Original paper

Decline of coastal apex shark populations over the past half century

Volume: 1, Issue: 1
Published: Dec 13, 2018
Abstract
Overexploitation of large apex marine predators is widespread in the world's oceans, yet the timing and extent of declines are poorly understood. Here we reconstruct a unique fisheries-independent dataset from a shark control programme spanning 1760 km of the Australian coastline over the past 55 years. We report substantial declines (74-92%) of catch per unit effort of hammerhead (Sphyrnidae), whaler (Carcharhinidae), tiger shark (Galeocerdo...
Paper Details
Title
Decline of coastal apex shark populations over the past half century
Published Date
Dec 13, 2018
Volume
1
Issue
1
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