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Sawfishes, Devil Rays, Reef Mantas, Hammerheads, Threshers, Silky Sharks Proposed for Listing under Convention on Migratory Species WASHINGTON, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/
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Dr Jack Musick, emeritus professor at the Virginia Institute of Marine Science, has overseen a global study suggesting that 33 percent of shark, skate, and ray species are threatened with extinction.
More than 50 percent of wide-ranging oceanic shark species are threatened with extinction as a result of overfishing, according to a new study.
An international study by specialists with the IUCN Shark Specialist Group (SSG) has found that more than half of the worldâ€™s sharks are at risk of extinction.
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