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Developing the first trunk identification guide for CITES-listed species: Identifying headless, finless sharks

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The challenge of identifying shark trunks Trade of shark meat has increased substantially over the last decade and in Indonesia shark meat consumption is at an all-time high, providing an important source of local protein to coastal communities. As well …

Training the trainers: safeguarding international trade in threatened shark species in Indonesia

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shark fins across the ground

As the new year dawned and monsoon rains deluged Jakarta, spirits were not dampened as a team of internationally renowned scientists and 20 enthusiastic shark product inspectors were heading to the Indonesian capital to collaborate on the long-anticipated ‘training the …