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What species of skate is for dinner? New research challenges elasmobranch fisheries policy

Conservation, fisheries, marine science, ScienceSeptember 24, 2010

I write a lot about shark conservation issues, but I rarely focus on their fellow elasmobranchs. Rays and skates have similar life history strategies as sharks, and many species are similarly overfished.  A friend just sent me a cool paper about the conservation of skates, which provides an excellent opportunity to remedy this oversight. A […]