Research: What impact does capture have on shark populations?

A Port Jackson Shark. Photo: The Age Newspaper

A Port Jackson Shark. Photo: The Age Newspaper

Elasmobranchs (sharks & rays) are amongst the most vulnerable animals to fishing pressure. Using species found in Port Phillip Bay, one of our members, Leonardo Guida, and his partner, Derek Dapp, explain how their research will improve both our understanding of elasmobranch biology and their conservation.

Check out Leo's amazing work in the video below thanks to Monash University's Faculty of Biological Science!