**This blog entry orginally appeared on the website oceanspaces.org.**/p>

“To drill down into current opinions about these two conservation strategies, shark researchers David Shiffman and Neil Hammerschlag from the University of Miami polled members of the American Elasmobranch Society, the Oceania Chondrichthyan Society, and the European Elasmobranch Association. The study did not ask which approach is more effective, only which approach is more favored by those who study the animals meant for protection. While the answers to those two questions may—and probably do—overlap, they are by no means the same.”

Link to article:http://tinyurl.com/zsk2d3y