Resolution C-16-05

Regulation Title
Resolution on the Management of Shark Species

The resolution addresses:

  • development of a workplan for stock assessments for silky shark (Carcharhinus falciformis), and hammerhead sharks (Sphyrna lewini, S. zygaena and S. mokarran)
  • data collection and submission
  • safe handling and release
  • prohibition of use of shark (buoy) lines

This Resolution will be replaced by Resolution C-23-07 Conservation Measures for the Protection and Sustainable Management of Sharks, which comes into effect on the 01/07/2024.