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Publication of Productivity, and Susceptibility Analysis (PSA) of mexican sharks listed in the Appendix II of CITES in the CoP17 (South Africa, 2016)
by ComisiĆ³n Nacional para el Conocimiento y Uso de la Biodiversidad (CONABIO), CITES Scientific Authority of Mexico (Government)
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
Progress reports
Increase scientific knowledge, develop research capacity and transfer marine technology, taking into account the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission Criteria and Guidelines on the Transfer of Marine Technology, in order to improve ocean health and to enhance the contribution of marine biodiversity to the development of developing countries, in particular small island developing States and least developed countries
Type of commitment
  • Scientific, socioeconomic and interdisciplinary research
  • Analysis published
December 2018
Publication of PSA Analysis
Other, please specify
To be defined, if the publication is going to be printed or digital, we will provide financial support, if this publication is sent to a scientific magazine we will provide staff and technical guidance.
Basic information
Time-frame: April 2017 - December 2018
Colegio de la Frontera Sur (Chetumal, Mxico), el Centro de Investigacin Cientfica y de Educacin Superior de Ensenada (Baja California, Mxico) y el Instituto Nacional de Pesca (IAPESCA-SAGARPA, Mxico).
Ocean Basins
  • North Atlantic
  • North Pacific
Beneficiary countries
Other beneficaries
Contact information
Hesiquio Benitez, Bil., ac-cites@conabio.gob.mx, +52(55) 50044937
CDMX, Mexico
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