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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

Working with recreational fishers

Throughout 2016 we have continued to work with sportfishing charter vessels who take paying clients on fishing trips in the Canary Islands. After successfully launching the best-practice guide to release Angelsharks in Gran Canaria and Tenerife, we have expanded our work to the neighbouring island of Fuerteventura. During regular visits to the sport fishing charter vessels in … Continue reading Working with recreational fishers