Pelagic sharks by-catch in Indian tuna fishery in 2018

Citation
Ansy Matthew NP (2019) Pelagic sharks by-catch in Indian tuna fishery in 2018. In: IOTC - 15th Working Party on Ecosystems and Bycatch. IOTC-2019-WPEB15-45_Rev1, La Saline Les Bains, Reunion Island
Abstract

Barring the Government owned research vessels conducting exploratory surveys, India has negligible fishing fleet exclusively targeting tunas round the year. However, small-scale and artisanal sectors deploying both mechanized and motorized boats (all