Este descubrimiento subraya la necesidad de crear una “autopista” marina conectando estos dos lugares Patrimonio de la Humanidad de la UNESCO.
91 non-profit nature conservation organizations call for greater protection for sharks in Costa Rica.
7 Congressmen join the call
Hammerhead sharks, Silky sharks and Thresher sharks must now be protected by the Wildlife Conservation Law.
Sharks Still Commercial Species and Not Wildlife in Costa Rica, says Administrative Contentious Court
Overfishing and sustained commerce threatens survival of critically endangered hammerhead sharks.
The Court of Costa Rica announced on March 16th that within three week time it would resolve regarding the lawsuit against the State, INCOPESCASINAC, for allowing the commercialization of hammerhead sharks, a Critically Endangered species.
From 2010 to 2017, from 8,000 to 10,000 bodies of hammerhead sharks were landed per year. Nonetheless, from 2017 to 2019 the landings dropped from 4556 to only 488 bodies of hammerhead sharks (Figure 1).