Section 2: Contribution, empowerment, national environment Are sharks consumed/marketed nationally? Describe the (shark) fisheries taking place in your country. If only certain species are targeted, please list these species. If "Other", please provide details. What problems/changes do you observe in your country?
Choose all that apply. Please note the term "shark" (as for the whole survey) applies to all elasmobranchs.
If "Other", please specify: Are you a member of any professional association that focuses on elasmobranchs? If yes ,please specify: Would you say there is governmental support for shark conservation and sustainable fisheries management in your country? Do you/your research institute work with the national government? If yes, please specify: Do you/your research institute receive funding from the government? If yes, please specify: Would you say the government invests sufficiently in shark research? Would you say there is need for improved policies and government actions for shark conservation and sustainable fisheries management? If yes, would you say there is sufficient scientific knowledge for your government to improve shark conservation and sustainable fisheries management? What would you/your research institute describe your position/influence as researcher on national policy making as? If "Other", please specify: Do you/your research institute work with non-governmental organisations (NGOs)? If yes, please specify How informed is the public on shark related issues, in your opinion? If "other", please specify: Would you say there is public support for shark conservation in your country? In your opinion, what would be priority action(s) for shark conservation and management in your country?
This can refer to actions such as increase enforcement, establish protected areas for sharks, improve labelling of shark products, etc.. (you may list multiple)
Section 3: Projects and activities
This section focuses on projects and activities carried out by you/your research institute in relation to shark on elasmobranches.
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Section 4: Additional remarks Are there any other activities your/your research institute is carrying out in relation to shark conservation and management (e.g. public campaigns, educational or training courses, awareness events, etc.)? If yes, please provide details: Additional comments and remarks you would like us to consider: We greatly appreciate your contribution to our study. Thank you very much.