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FAO Area: Global
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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
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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
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Rays found in Thai waters and surrounding area , Department of Fisheries, Thailand 57 Indian Ocean, Eastern EN, All 2014 ,
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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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