The first shark trunk visual identification guide is launched as part of a one stop toolkit for regulating trade in CITES-listed species Warning: This blog contains images of sharks without fins or heads as part of a training exercise to …
I work in the Environment and Ecosystems division at Cefas.
My focus is on marine monitoring and ecology.
Warning: This blog contains images of sharks without fins or heads as part of a training exercise to identify species by their trunks. Some people may find this distressing. Since last we spoke It seems like a lifetime ago since …
It may come as a surprise to some that corals are not rocks or plants, but marine invertebrate animals made up of hundreds to thousands of tiny organisms called polyps, joined together by limestone skeletons. Corals are the building blocks …
Cefas scientists are partnering with government officers, researchers and shark trade experts in Indonesia to enable identification and protection of endangered species among their shark products in trade.
An update on Cefas' work tackling the illegal trade of sharks and rays in the world’s largest shark fishing nation.
Unsustainable trade of shark products, most notably shark fins, threatens the survival of some species. The Convention on the International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) is an international agreement that aims to ensure commercial trade …
Dr Joanna Murray from Cefas explains why she needs to know what species people are keeping in their fish tanks.
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- Discards are damaging – Invasive Species Week
- The developing UK seaweed industry
- Introducing the Marine Natural Capital and Ecosystem Assessment Programme (mNCEA)
- Launching a new visual tool to identify shark trunks in the international meat trade
- Identifying CITES-listed sharks amidst a global pandemic