Dreketi River Estuary Shark and Ray Report

Helen Sykes supplies data for Dreketi River & Estuary Shark and Ray Report 2021

Research provided for this report by Helen Sykes in 2018 highlighted that Fiji is home to at least 30  coastal and oceanic shark species  with a quarter of these listed on the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) and the Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals (CMS)[2] .

Bycatch Best Handling Practices: A Guideline for Skippers and Crew on Longline Fishing Vessels in Fiji’

A good start to the New Year – Fiji’s Bycatch Guidelines & Bycatch Mitigation Toolkits

The Great Fiji Shark Count contributed identification posters to Fiji’s Bycatch Guidelines & Bycatch Mitigation Toolkits, the latest in a series of initiatives designed to reduce the amount of sharks, turtles, seabirds and other “bycatch” species that may be accidentally harmed during tuna fishing activities.

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