Additional publications pre-2007 reports, species factsheets, legacy newsletters, and additional materials

Additional publications

Our archive section includes a number of pre-2007 publications and reports, as well as legacy factsheets, newsletters and informational materials. You can find details and download information for these below:

Shark: 17 publications found.

Confronting Shark Conservation Head On!

Published: 1 December 2006

M. Lack, G. Sant (December 2006). 29pp. ISBN 1 85850 225 X (ISBN 978 1 85850 225 0). This paper identifies the main players in the catch and trade of shark products, examines the progress of these States/entities and RFMOs in implementing the International Plan of Action IPOA-Sharks and makes recommendations for the adoption of best practice approaches to shark conservation and management.

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World shark catch, production & trade 1990 - 2003

Published: 1 April 2006

M. Lack, G. Sant. (April 2006). 29pp. This report examines trends in the catch, production and trade of sharks and shark products. In the main the analysis focuses on the period between 1990 and 2003. The analysis is based on data obtained from the FAO’s Fishstat Plus databases; Cature production 1950-2003; and Commodities Production and Trade 1976- 2003 (FAO Fisheries Department, 2000) Published by: TRAFFIC Oceania. Commissioned by: Australian Government's Department of the Environment and Heritage.

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Shark Product Trade in Hong Kong and Mainland China and Implementation of the CITES Shark Listings

Published: 1 September 2004

S. Clarke. (September 2004). 53pp. ISBN 962 86197 6 4 (ISBN 978 962 86197 6 4)This report examines regulatory and monitoring systems in mainland China and Hong Kong for implementing the recent listing of three shark species in Appendices of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES).

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Management and Trade of Whale Sharks in Taiwan

Published: 1 September 2002

Vincent Y. Chen, Marcus J. Phipps. (September 2002). 25pp. ISBN 957986282 6 (ISBN 978 957986282 0). Published by: TRAFFIC East Asia - Taipei.

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A CITES Priority: Sharks and CITES CoP12

Published: 1 January 2002

(2002) IUCN and TRAFFIC Briefing Document.

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Gentle Giants of the Sea: India's Whale Shark Fishery

Published: 1 January 2001

Fahmeeda Hanfee. (January 2001). 38pp. Report on trade in Whale Shark off the Gujarat coast. Published by: TRAFFIC India and WWF-India

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Shark Fisheries and Trade in the Americas, Volume 1: North America

Published: 1 March 1998

Volume 1: North America. Debra A. Rose. (March 1998). 143pp. 

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Shark Fisheries and Trade in Taiwan

Published: 1 July 1997

George C.T. Chen, Kwang-Ming Liu, Shoou-Jean Juong, Marcus Phipps. (July 1997). 57pp.

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Trade in Sharks and Shark Products in India: A Preliminary Survey

Published: 1 May 1997

Fahmeeda Hanfee. (May 1997). 50pp.

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Managing Shark Fisheries: Opportunities for International Conservation

Published: 1 March 1997

Michael L. Weber, Sonja V. Fordham. (March 1997). 61pp. ISBN 1 85850 115 6 (ISBN 978 1 85850 115 4).This report, a joint project of the Center for Marine Conservation and TRAFFIC International, regarding existing international agreements that may promote the conservation of sharks. The report analyses several existing international fisheries regimes, and identifies gaps in the conservation of sharks. Gaps are of two general types - geographical and functional gaps. A comparison of the range of key species of sharks with the jurisdiction of existing fisheries management regimes reveals large gaps in some areas.

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