Shark, Matthew D Potenski
© Matthew D Potenski

Sharks

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scalloped hammerhead, © Terry Goss 2008/Marine Photobank
Success Story
September 2014 - Five species of shark and two species of manta ray have officially gained international protection!
Success Stories
March, 2013: The 2013 CITES Conference was a historic one! Learn about important conservation progress made for sharks, frogs, turtles and more.
Success Stories
December, 2013 - As part of an international effort to cut down on the devastating impact of the fin trade on shark species, Defenders helped organize a shark identification workshop in Brazil that was attended by officials from all over the continent.