2014 Intersessional meeting of the Sharks Species Group (Piriapolis, Uruguay, 10-1 March 2014)
The meeting was held in Piriápolis, Uruguay, 10-14 March 2014. The objective of the meeting was to collect and analyze available information on shark biology and fisheries under the ICCAT mandate, in order to assess the viability of carrying out stock assessments in the future. Particular attention was paid to the blue shark (Prionace glauca), scheduled to be assessed in 2015. The Group also identified the main sources of data uncertainties aimed at completing the Shark Research Programme proposed, in particular with regard to economic requirements and research priorities.