An update on the recent development of IOTC bigeye thresher post release mortality project
Romanov E (2022) An update on the recent development of IOTC bigeye thresher post release mortality project. In: IOTC - 18th Working Party on Ecosystems & Bycatch. IOTC-2022-WPEB18-INF22, Online
This note provides recent updates on IOTC bigeye thresher shark (Alopias superciliosus, BTH) postrelease mortality study project (IOTC BTH PRM Project). The objective of the study is to evaluate the efficiency of the IOTC Conservation and Management Measure on non-retention of thresher sharks of the genus Alopias (Resolution 12/09). The summary of collective efforts since the 13th, 14th, 15th, 16th, and 17th IOTC WPEB are presented.