Great white shark populations around the US saw a recovery after new regulations. Photo: TNS Great white shark populations around the US saw a recovery after new regulations. Photo: TNS
Great white shark populations around the US saw a recovery after new regulations. Photo: TNS
Conservation

Dramatic shark decline leaves ‘gaping hole’ in ocean, scientists say

  • Overfishing has reduced populations of some species by more than 70 per cent in the last 50 years
  • Targeted for their fins, whitetip sharks are among the worst affected, with their global population down 98 per cent in the last 60 years

Topic |   Conservation
Great white shark populations around the US saw a recovery after new regulations. Photo: TNS Great white shark populations around the US saw a recovery after new regulations. Photo: TNS
Great white shark populations around the US saw a recovery after new regulations. Photo: TNS
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