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    • Interactions Between a Large Marine Protected Area, Pelagic Tuna and Associated Fisheries 

      Curnick, David J.; Collen, Ben; Koldewey, Heather J.; Jones, Kate E.; Kemp, Kirsty M.; Ferretti, Francesco (2020-05-14)
      The efficacy of large marine protected areas (MPA) for the conservation of mobile pelagic species is widely debated. Here, we quantified spatial and temporal trends in standardized catch per unit effort (CPUE) of two target ...
    • Opportunities from citizen science for shark conservation, with a focus on the Mediterranean Sea 

      Bargnesi, F.; Lucrezi, S.; Ferretti, Francesco (2020-01-01)
      The Mediterranean Sea is a hotspot for shark conservation. A decline in large pelagic shark populations has been observed in this vast region over the last 50 years and a lack of data on the local population status of ...
    • Shark fin trade bans and sustainable shark fisheries 

      Ferretti, Francesco; Jacoby, David M. P.; Pfleger, Mariah O.; White, Timothy D.; Dent, Felix; Micheli, Fiorenza; Rosenberg, Andrew A.; Crowder, Larry B.; Block, Barbara A. (2020)
      The U.S. Congress is currently discussing the Shark Fin Sales Elimination Act to eliminate shark fin trade at the federal level. This bill was introduced in 2017 and has been proceeding very slowly in Congress because of ...
    • Shark movement strategies influence poaching risk and can guide enforcement decisions in a large, remote marine protected area 

      Jacoby, David M. P.; Ferretti, Francesco; Freeman, Robin; Carlisle, Aaron B.; Chapple, Taylor K.; Curnick, David J.; Dale, Jonathan J.; Schallert, Robert J.; Tickler, David; Block, Barbara A. (British Ecological Society, 2020-05-12)
      Large, remote marine protected areas (MPAs) containing both reef and pelagic habitats, have been shown to offer considerable refuge to populations of reef‐associated sharks. Many large MPAs are, however, impacted by illegal ...