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Interdisciplinary approaches to shark and ray conservation

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Human actions are causing pervasive declines in biodiversity and ecosystem services. Sharks, rays and their cartilaginous relatives (Class Chondrichthyes, herein ‘sharks’) are amongst the most threatened taxa on earth, primarily due to overfishing. Oceanic shark populations have declined by more 70% in the past 50 years, and over one third of shark species and threatened with extinction. Technologies and practices that reduce impacts of fisheries on sharks are relatively well documented, yet ...

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MPLS
Department:
Zoology
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University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS
Department:
Zoology
Role:
Supervisor
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SCB Graduate Student Award
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Pew Marine Fellows grant to EJ Milner-Gulland
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Oxford-NaturalMotion Graduate Scholarship
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SFF1819_OGSMF-NMZ_1175470
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford

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