Looking for more information? Browse the scientific literature.

Government Reports

  • Gavaris S, Clark KJ, Hanke AR, Purchase CF, Gale J. 2010. Overview of discards from Canadian commercial fisheries in NAFO Divisions 4V, 4W, 4X, 5Y and 5Z for 2002-2006. Canadian Technical Report on Fisheries Aquatic Science. 2873: vi + 112 p.   pdf
  • Department of Fisheries and Oceans. 2007. Canada's national plan of action for the conservation and management of sharks.   pdf

Scientific Publications

  • Cosandey Godin A, Worm B. 2010. Keeping the lead: how to strengthen shark conservation and management policies in Canada. Marine Policy 34: 995-1001. doi:10.1016/j.marpol.2010.02.006.   pdf
  • Ferretti F, Worm B, Britten GL, Heithaus MR, Lotze HK. 2010. Patterns and ecosystem consequences of shark declines in the ocean. Ecology Letters 13: 1055-1071.   pdf
  • Campana, S. E., Joyce, W. and Fowler, M. 2010. Subtropical pupping ground for a cold-water shark. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Science, 67: 769-773.   pdf
  • Campana, S. E., Joyce, W., and Manning, M. J. 2009. Bycatch and discard mortality in commercially caught blue sharks Prionace glauca assessed using archival satellite pop-up tags. Marine Ecology Progress Series. 387: 241-253.   pdf
  • Baum J.K., Myers RA, Kehler DG, Worm B, Harley SJ, Doherty PA. 2003. Collapse and conservation of shark populations in the Northwest Atlantic. Science. 299: 389-392.   pdf

*For an extensive list of scientific publications on sharks, please refer to the Canadian Shark Research Laboratory

PhD and Graduate Theses

  • Godin, A.C. 2009. Strengthening Shark Conservation in Canada - a Management Blueprint. MMM thesis, Marine Affairs Program, Faculty of Management, Dalhousie University, Halifax, N.S.   pdf