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Conservation and Management of Chondrichthyans (Sharks, Rays and Chimaeras) In the Western Indian Ocean

dc.contributorEcosystems Divisionen_US
dc.contributor.authorWildlife Conservation Society Madagascaren_US
dc.contributor.authorWestern Indian Ocean Programen_US
dc.date.accessioned2018-07-06T07:53:59Z
dc.date.available2018-07-06T07:53:59Z
dc.date.issued2018
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/20.500.11822/25698
dc.descriptionThe Western Indian Ocean (WIO) has been identified as a global hotspot for chondrichthyan diversity (Dulvy et al. 2014), with 130 shark, 86 batoid (wedgefishes, skates and rays) and 11 chimaera species identified to date. The WIO is one of four global hotspots for chondrichthyan evolutionary distinctiveness (Dulvy et al. 2014), giving the region’s chondrichthyans a high irreplaceability index (Stein et al. 2018), and highlighting the need for their conservationen_US
dc.formatTexten_US
dc.languageEnglishen_US
dc.publisherUnited Nations Environment Programmeen_US
dc.rightsPublicen_US
dc.subjectINDIAN OCEAN REGIONen_US
dc.subjectLIVING MARINE RESOURCESen_US
dc.subjectMARINE RESOURCES CONSERVATIONen_US
dc.subjectFISHERIESen_US
dc.titleConservation and Management of Chondrichthyans (Sharks, Rays and Chimaeras) In the Western Indian Oceanen_US
dc.typeBooklets and Brochuresen_US
wd.identifier.sdgSDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutionsen_US
wd.tagsBiodiversityen_US
wd.tags Coastal and Marine Ecosystemsen_US
wd.topicsEcosystemsen_US
wd.topicsEnvironmental governanceen_US
wd.identifier.pagesnumber5 p.en_US
wd.identifier.sdgiohttp://purl.unep.org/sdg/SDGIO_00000050


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