Behind the Scenes with a Shark Tagging Operation

More than 200 species of sharks appear on the IUCN Red List, ranging in status from critically endangered to near threatened. Scientists suspect some shark populations have declined by as much as 90 percent. Loss of these apex predators ripples through entire marine ecosystems; some coral reefs have died after sharks were fished out. Declines also hurt the commercial and recreational fisheries and tourism industries.

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