Sharks and manta rays

UN Endangered Species 2014 stamps, featuring CITES-listed marine species including sharks and manta ray.

Approximately 400 species of sharks are found in the world. Sharks were first included in Appendix II of CITES in February 2003, after the Conference of the Parties to CITES decided at its 12th meeting ...

Events and meetings

  • 11-15 May: 6th Meeting of the Scientific Advisory Committee of the ​​​Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission (IATTC)
  • 08-09 October: Meeting of Member Countries of the FAO Committee on Fisheries to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Code of Conduct for Responsible Fisheries, Vigo, Spain
  • 09-16 November: 24th Regular Meeting of the International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas (ICCAT), Malta