Identification materials on sharks

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FAO Area: Global
Reference / Title FAO Area Species Lang. Type Year Attachment External link
iSharkFin is an innovative system that uses machine learning techniques to identify shark species from shark fin shapes. the tool permits the identification of 35 shark species from dorsal fins and 7 species from pectoral fins.
  • Global
  • Manta spp
  • S. zygaena
  • S. mokarran
  • S. lewini
  • Carcharinus longimanus
  • Lamna nasus
EN
Software
2015
Identifying shark fins: Oceanic whitetip, porbeagle and hammerheads, The Pew Environment Group; Pew Charitable Trusts
  • Global
EN
Guide
2014
FAO Area: 21 Atlantic, Northwest
Reference / Title FAO Area Species Lang. Type Year Attachment External link
VISUAL IDENTIFICATION OF FINS FROM COMMON ELASMOBRANCHS IN THE NORTHWEST ATLANTIC OCEAN BY DEBRA L. ABERCROMBIE, DEMIAN D. CHAPMAN, SIMON J.B. GULAK AND JOHN K. CARLSON
  • 21 Atlantic, Northwest
Guide
2013
Abercrombie, D.L., Chapman, D.D., Gulak, S.J.B., and Carlson, J.K. 2013. Visual Identification of Fins from Common Elasmobranchs in the Northwest Atlantic Ocean. NMFS-SEFSC-643, 51 p.
  • 21 Atlantic, Northwest
  • S. zygaena
  • S. mokarran
  • S. lewini
  • Carcharinus longimanus
  • Lamna nasus
EN
Field Guide
2013
FAO Area: 57 Indian Ocean, Eastern
Reference / Title FAO Area Species Lang. Type Year Attachment External link
Rays found in Thai waters and surrounding area , Department of Fisheries, Thailand
  • 57 Indian Ocean, Eastern
EN, All
2014
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Sharks found in Thai waters (poster), Department of Fisheries, Thailand
  • 57 Indian Ocean, Eastern
EN, All
Poster
2014
Sharks and rays of Australia, CSIRO marine and atmospheric research paper No. 032, 2010
  • 57 Indian Ocean, Eastern
EN
2010
FAO Area: 77 Pacific, Eastern Central
Reference / Title FAO Area Species Lang. Type Year Attachment External link
Sharks of South Pacific [In Spanish], Organization of American States / Defenders of Wildlife
  • 77 Pacific, Eastern Central
All
Guide
2014
Sharks of Hawaii
  • 77 Pacific, Eastern Central
  • S. zygaena
  • S. lewini
  • Carcharinus longimanus
EN
Poster
FAO Area: 31 Atlantic, Western Central
Reference / Title FAO Area Species Lang. Type Year Attachment External link
Sharks of Atlantic South America [In Spanish], Organization of American States / Defenders of Wildlife
  • 31 Atlantic, Western Central
ES
Guide
2014
Sharks of Mexico and Pacific Central America [In Spanish], Organization of American States / Defenders of Wildlife
  • 31 Atlantic, Western Central
ES
Guide
2014
Sharks of Mexico and the Caribbean [In Spanish], Organization of American States / Defenders of Wildlife
  • 31 Atlantic, Western Central
ES
Guide
2014
FAO Area: 34 Atlantic, Eastern Central
Reference / Title FAO Area Species Lang. Type Year Attachment External link
Identification guide of the main shark and rays species of the eastern tropical Atlantic, for the purpose of fishery observers and biologists, , IUCN SSG and la Fondation Internationale du Banc d'Arguin (FIBA) (2006)
  • 34 Atlantic, Eastern Central
EN
Guide
2006
Séret, B. 2010. Guide des requins, des raies et des chimères des pêches françaises. DIRECTION DE LA PÊCHE MARITIME ET DE L’AQUACULTURE. IRD Paris.
  • 34 Atlantic, Eastern Central
  • Lamna nasus
FR
Field Guide
2010
FAO Area: 71 Pacific, Western Central
Reference / Title FAO Area Species Lang. Type Year Attachment External link
Economically important sharks and rays Indonesia, Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR), 2006
  • 71 Pacific, Western Central
EN
2006
Sharks and rays of Borneo, CSIRO marine and atmospheric research paper No.032, 2010
  • 71 Pacific, Western Central
EN
2010
FAO Area: n/a
Reference / Title FAO Area Species Lang. Type Year Attachment External link
Field guide to look-alike sharks and rays species of the Southeast Asian Region, Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Centre (SEAFDEC), 2013.
EN
Field Guide
2013
Field guide to sharks of the Southeast Asian Region, Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Centre(SEAFDEC), 2012.
EN
Field Guide
2012
FAO FishFinder (Species identification and data programme)
EN
2014
Anon. 2005. Identification des requins dans les pêcheries tropicales du Pacifique. Nouméa, Nouvelle-Calédonie: Secrétariat général de la Communauté du Pacifique
  • Manta spp
  • S. zygaena
  • S. mokarran
  • S. lewini
  • Carcharinus longimanus
FR
Field Guide
2005
FAO Area: 81 Pacific, Southwest
Reference / Title FAO Area Species Lang. Type Year Attachment External link
New Zealand Fishes Volume 3. A field guide to common species caught by surface fishing. New Zealand Aquatic Environment and Biodiversity, Report No. 69, ISSN 1176-9440, 2011.
  • 81 Pacific, Southwest
  • Manta spp
  • S. zygaena
  • Carcharinus longimanus
  • Lamna nasus
EN
Guide
2011
FAO Area: 27 Atlantic, Northeast , 34 Atlantic, Eastern Central
Reference / Title FAO Area Species Lang. Type Year Attachment External link
Domingo, A., Cortés, E., Forselledo, R., Driggers, W. Guide d'identification des requins de l'Océan Atlantique. Commission Internationale pour la Conservation des Thinidés de L'Atlantique.
  • 27 Atlantic, Northeast
  • 34 Atlantic, Eastern Central
  • S. zygaena
  • S. mokarran
  • S. lewini
  • Lamna nasus
FR
Field Guide
2014
FAO Area: 87 Pacific, Southeast
Reference / Title FAO Area Species Lang. Type Year Attachment External link
Navia, A. F., P. A. Mejia.Falla y J.A. Caicedo. 2007. Guia para la identificacion de especies de tiburones y rayas comercializada en el Pacifico colombiano. Primera version. Fundacion SQUALUS. 37p.
  • 87 Pacific, Southeast
  • S. lewini
ES
Field Guide
2007
Lamilla, J. y C. Bustamante. 2005. Guía para el reconocimiento de: tiburones, rayas y quimeras de Chile. Oceana 17(nov. 2005):1-80
  • 87 Pacific, Southeast
  • S. zygaena
  • Lamna nasus
ES
Field Guide
2005
Guía para la identificación de especies de tiburones, rayas y quimeras de Colombia. 2011. Editores Paola A. Mejía-Falla, Andrés Felipe Navia, Vladimir Puentes
  • 87 Pacific, Southeast
  • Manta spp
  • S. mokarran
  • S. lewini
  • Carcharinus longimanus
ES
Field Guide
2011
FAO Area: 41 Atlantic, Southwest
Reference / Title FAO Area Species Lang. Type Year Attachment External link
Meneses, P., Paesch, L. 2003. Guía de campo para la identificacíon de peces cartilaginos en el Río de la Plata y su frente oceanico.
  • 41 Atlantic, Southwest
  • S. zygaena
  • S. lewini
  • Carcharinus longimanus
  • Lamna nasus
ES
Field Guide
2003
FAO Area: 51 Indian Ocean, Western
Reference / Title FAO Area Species Lang. Type Year Attachment External link
Sharks of the Arabian Gulf. An illustrated Guide to the Sharks of the Arabian Gulf. IFAW. SHARK Conservation in Arabia Workshop. 2013.
  • 51 Indian Ocean, Western
  • S. mokarran
  • S. lewini
Arabic
Poster
2013