Best Handling Practices for the Safe Release of Mantas & Mobulids - Supplement to CMM 2019-05
At WCPFC13, the Commission designated six species of manta and mobulid rays as key shark species for assessment in December 2016 and called for the development of safe release guidelines for manta and
mobulid rays during SC13.
The following are recommended non-binding guidelines of best handling practices of manta and mobulid rays for both purse seine and longline fisheries:
Effective from 05 February 2018.