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... See more

Events and meetings

  • 30 August-03 September: Twenty-eighth meeting of the Animals Committee
  • 07-11 September:

    Indian Ocean Tuna Commission (IOTC) 11th Working Party on Ecosystems and Bycatch (WPEB11)...

  • 08-09 October: Meeting of Member Countries of the FAO Committee on Fisheries to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Code...
  • 09-16 November: 24th Regular Meeting of the International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas (ICCAT), Malta