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Endangered Shark Species
Status January 10, 2005 (>

The Red List of the IUCN (The World Conservation Union) contains the names of endangered animal and plant species, and unfortunately includes many shark species. The degree of endangerment to the various species is determined on the basis of seriously documented criteria (see > Red List Criteria).

Endangered Shark Species

The "International Action Plan for Sharks" initiated by CITES and the FAO (Food and Agricultural Organization) have established that:
  1. more than 100 out of 400 shark species are being commercially exploited
  2. many of these shark species are so overexploited that even their long-term survival can no longer be guaranteed
  3. a serious monitoring and control program is lacking for international shark trade.

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 Sharks in the Red List: 201 Red List
#Scientific NameEnglish NameMayor CodeMinor CodeVersionTrend
25Apristurus sinensisSouth China catsharkDD  3.1 (2001)Unknown
26Apristurus sp. nov. AFreckled catsharkDD  3.1 (2001)Unknown
27Apristurus sp. nov. BBigfin catsharkDD  3.1 (2001)Unknown
28Apristurus sp. nov. CFleshynose catsharkDD  3.1 (2001)Unknown
29Apristurus sp. nov. DRoughskin catsharkDD  3.1 (2001)Unknown
30Apristurus sp. nov. EBulldog catsharkDD  3.1 (2001)Unknown
31Apristurus sp. nov. FBighead catsharkDD  3.1 (2001)Unknown
32Apristurus sp. nov. GPinocchio catsharkDD  3.1 (2001)Unknown
33Apristurus spongicepsSpongehead catsharkDD  3.1 (2001)Unknown
34Apristurus stenseniPanama ghost catsharkDD  3.1 (2001)Unknown
35Asymbolus analisAustralian spotted catsharkDD  3.1 (2001)Unknown
36Asymbolus funebrisBlotched catsharkDD  3.1 (2001)Unknown
37Atelomycterus marmoratusCoral catsharkNT  3.1 (2001)Unknown
38Aulohalaelurus kanakorumNew Caledonia catsharkVUB1ab(iii)  3.1 (2001)Unknown
39Bythaelurus alcockiArabian catsharkDD  3.1 (2001)Unknown
40Bythaelurus clevaiBroadhead catsharkDD  3.1 (2001)Unknown
41Bythaelurus dawsoniDawson's cat sharkDD  3.1 (2001)Unknown
42Bythaelurus hispidusBristly catsharkDD  3.1 (2001)Unknown
43Bythaelurus immaculatusSpotless catsharkDD  3.1 (2001)Unknown
44Bythaelurus lutariusBrown catsharkDD  3.1 (2001)Unknown
45Bythaelurus sp. nov. ASombre catsharkDD  3.1 (2001)Unknown
46Carcharhinus amblyrhynchoidesGraceful sharkLR/nt  2.3 (1994)Unknown
47Carcharhinus amblyrhynchosGray reef sharkLR/nt  2.3 (1994)Unknown
48Carcharhinus amboinensisPigeye sharkDD  2.3 (1994)Unknown
49Carcharhinus borneensisBorneo sharkENC2b  2.3 (1994)Unknown
50Carcharhinus brachyurusCopper sharkNT  3.1 (2001)Unknown

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