WWF and TRAFFIC Shark and Ray Publications

Reports, Studies and Best-Practice Guides

WWF-Indonesia / Kunsanto

TRAFFIC Trade Reports

The Shark And Ray Trade In Singapore (2017)

The Shark And Ray Trade In Singapore (2017)


Traceability Systems In The CITES Context (2016)

Traceability Systems In The CITES Context (2016)

A review of experiences, best practices and lessons learned for the traceability of commodities of CITES-listed shark species.


Shark Fin and Mobulid Ray Gill Plate Trade (2016)

Shark Fin and Mobulid Ray Gill Plate Trade (2016)

In mainland China, Hong Kong and Taiwan


An Overview of Shark Utilisation in the Coral Triangle Region (2012)

An Overview of Shark Utilisation in the Coral Triangle Region (2012)


An Overview of Major Shark and Ray Catchers, Traders, and Species (2019)

An Overview of Major Shark and Ray Catchers, Traders, and Species (2019)


Tools

M-RiskTool

M-RiskTool

Development of a Rapid Management-Risk Assessment Method for Fish Species through its Application to Sharks


CITES Non-detriment Findings Guidance for Shark Species

CITES Non-detriment Findings Guidance for Shark Species

A Framework to assist Authorities in making Non-detriment Findings (NDFs) for species listed in CITES Appendix II


DETECT IT Tool

DETECT IT Tool

A data analytics tool to help businesses, NGOs, customs officers, law enforcement and fisheries officials to search quickly through fish trade data to identify potential illegally caught and traded fish products around the world. https://detect.trade

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Other Publications

Managing Risk - Global Shipping Companies Say No to Shark Fin

Managing Risk - Global Shipping Companies Say No to Shark Fin


No Shark Fin Carriage Policy Implementation Guidelines

No Shark Fin Carriage Policy Implementation Guidelines


Global Priorities for Conserving Sharks and Rays

Global Priorities for Conserving Sharks and Rays


GSRI CITES CoP18 Mako Sharks Factsheet

GSRI CITES CoP18 Mako Sharks Factsheet

Factsheet on shortfin and longfin mako sharks produced by Global Sharks and Rays Initiative for the CITES CoP18 (August 2019)


GSRI CITES CoP18 Giant Guitarfishes and Wedgefishes Factsheet

GSRI CITES CoP18 Giant Guitarfishes and Wedgefishes Factsheet

Factsheet on giant guitarfishes and wedgefishes (collectively known as "rhino rays") produced by Global Sharks and Rays Initiative for the CITES CoP18 (August 2019)


Reducing Shark and Ray Mortality in the Arabian Sea (2019)

Reducing Shark and Ray Mortality in the Arabian Sea (2019)

Report from the regional workshop on shark conservation and management in the North Indian Ocean held in Karachi, Pakistan, on 26-28 February 2019


Sharks in Crisis: A Call to Action for the Mediterranean (2019)

Sharks in Crisis: A Call to Action for the Mediterranean (2019)

“Sharks in Crisis: A Call to Action for the Mediterranean” published by WWF Mediterranean Marine Initiative (MMI) presents latest research showing how unsustainable and sometimes illegal fishing have depleted regional populations of sharks and rays.

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Peer-Reviewed Papers

Dulvy, N.K., Simpfendorfer, C.A., Davidson, L.N.K., Fordham, S.V., Bräutigam, A., Sant, G., and Welch, D.J. (2017) Challenges and Priorities in Shark and Ray Conservation. Current Biology 27(11), R565-R572. doi: [LINK]


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