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SSN Sharks

This newsletter, created by the Species Survival Network Shark Working Group, gives a global look at the relationship between shark conservation and the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES).


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bigeye thresher shark, © Arun Katiyar (CC BY-SA 4.0)
How You Can Help
Both the smooth hammerhead and bigeye thresher sharks have suffered disastrous decreases in population in recent years. Tell NMFS to list these imperiled sharks under the Endangered Species Act!
© Ed Gullekson
How You Can Help
Help put an end to the brutal practice of shark finning. Join us in calling on FedEx to ban all shipments of shark fins!
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!