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New project seeks Welsh volunteers to help save one of the world’s rarest sharks

Could local communities help save the Critically Endangered Angelshark? In an exciting collaboration between fishers and conservationists, a new project focused on demystifying the threats and history of the Critically Endangered Angelshark (Squatina squatina) off the coast of Wales, launches today, 17 July 2018. Fishers, divers, school children and those over the age of 60 … Continue reading New project seeks Welsh volunteers to help save one of the world’s rarest sharks

PRESS RELEASE Saving angels: Vital information on Angelshark ecology used to inform the conservation of one of Europe’s most endangered sharks

(Spanish)      (  Deutsch ) 15 May 2017 The angel shark family (Squatinidae) is the second most threatened group of sharks and rays in the world. The Angelshark (Squatina squatina) was once widespread throughout the Atlantic and Mediterranean Sea, however it has now almost disappeared throughout its natural range, mainly due to overfishing. Today, the … Continue reading PRESS RELEASE Saving angels: Vital information on Angelshark ecology used to inform the conservation of one of Europe’s most endangered sharks