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The sharks and rays of the Solomon Islands

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To provide an enabling environment for the socio-economic development of the Solomon Islands through the application of necessary safeguards with regard to:sustainable use of natural resources, the provision of meteorological services, reducing the risk and impact of climate change and other hazards to communities, leading and managing disaster preparedness and their consequences.

The MECDM has 4 Divisions and 1 Office which include: Climate Change Division (CCD), Corporate Services Division, Environment & Conservation Division (ECD), Meteorological Services Division, National Disaster Management Office (NDMO)


Sharks and rays are facing increasing anthropogenic pressure globally, including in the Pacific. However, data on their status and biodiversity are lacking for many Pacific Large Ocean Island States. This study aimed to construct a species checklist for the sharks and rays occurring in the Solomon Islands, review the human interactions with these species, and present a synthesis of their conservation status.

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The sharks and rays of the Solomon Islands

A synthesis of the biological diversity,…

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Publisher Solomon Islands Ministry of Environment, Climate Change, Disaster Management and Meteorology
Modified 08 June 2021
Release Date 08 June 2021
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Identifier ad883702-8c58-4a93-a43a-37d654467aa6
Spatial / Geographical Coverage Location Solomon Islands
Language English
License Public
[Open Data]
Author S. HyltonA,B,D, W. T. WhiteC and A. ChinB / Pacific Conservation Biology
Contact Name S. Hylton
Contact Email