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Fished for their meat and liver oil, many remarkable deep-water sharks and rays now face extinction

By Brittany Finucci, Fisheries Scientist, National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research
Cassandra Rigby, Adjunct Senior Research Fellow, James Cook University
Long lifespans and slow reproduction rates make deep-water sharks and rays as vulnerable to overexploitation as whales once were. We must place them under protection to avoid extinctions.The Conversation

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