PROPOSAL FOR THE INCLUSION OF THE BLUE SHARK (Prionace glauca) ON APPENDIX II OF THE CMS CONVENTION

 

From the 23TH  to 28TH  of October 2017 in Manila, Philippines, the governments of Samoa, and Sri Lanka proposed Blue shark (Prionace glauca)  for protection through addition to the CMS list Appendix II.  Appendix II identifies the shark species most in need of conservation action, encouraging cooperation to properly manage and protect the species throughout their migratory range.

PEW also applauds the agreement and issued its own press realese to inform about the good news.