Posted: Saturday, February 4, 2017. 10:51 am CST.
“Now we have to define the range of each of these species individually and assess them independently against where the potential threats are,” Chapman said.
He added that the new species discovered in Belize could mean that there are several other species which have not yet been discovered.
Chapman is currently leading a shark survey project called Global Finprint, which is trying to determine the cause for the decreasing number of sharks and rays.
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