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International research team tracks threatened oceanic whitetip sharks

Conservation, marine science, Natural Science, Science, sharksJune 1, 2011

Oceanic whitetip sharks are considered by many to be a poster-child for shark conservation. Once one of the most abundant species of pelagic sharks on Earth, unregulated overfishing throughout their global range had led to a¬†precipitous¬†decline in their population. In some parts of their range, the species has declined in population by more than 70% […]

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