Expert meeting on the management of sharks in the Caribbean Netherlands
On October 3rd and 4th the Ministry of Economic Affairs, in cooperation with the Dutch Elasmobranch Society, organized an expert meeting on the management of sharks and rays in the Dutch Caribbean on the island of Bonaire at which more than 25 people from science, policy, fishermen, NGOs, control and enforcement participated. The goal of the workshop was to develop innovative ways to reduce unintended mortality for sharks and rays in the recently designated Yarari Marine Mammal and Shark sanctuary. The outcome will be presented as an advisory to government who will develop a management plan for sharks and rays in the Caribbean Netherlands.
This news article was published in BioNews 28
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