Bangladesh Fisheries Research Institute felt the need of compiling a simple but technical pictorial hand-book for easy identification (also for non-specials and general readers) and knowledge gaining about these fishes. This document comprises of a one year of field study funded by the BOBLME project and previous studies. This book is outcome of this endeavour.
Shark and rays are apparently facing the threat of overfishing in Bangladesh, however, both the scientific communities and policy makers appear to be indifferent to the issue. What can possibly be done about it?
Thailand is one of the top exporters of Shark products, if they can be the shark-protector now, why not Bangladesh?