In preparation of the entry into force of the CoP17 shark listings, the Mexican Scientific Authority (CONABIO),
together with a group of experts from the Colegio de la Frontera Sur (Chetumal, Mxico), the Ensenada
Center for Scientific Research and Higher Education (CICESE), and the National Institute of Fisheries
(INAPESCA-SAGARPA, Mxico), met in a virtual workshop (April 4th, 2017, CDMX, Mxico)
to assess under the Method on Assessment of Productivity and Susceptibility (PSA, Patrick et al., 2010)
the species Alopias spp. and Carcharhinus falciformis, in a nation-wide approach.
The results of the workshop will contribute to the chapter on Assessment of the vulnerability of CITES-listed sharks under harvest in Mexico, coordinated by Juan Carlos Prez Jimenez (ECOSUR, Campeche), within the publication on Mexican CITES-listed sharks (in