Cabo Verde

The status of sharks and rays in the Eastern Atlantic is poorly known, as is their connectivity with the Western Atlantic. Working with traditional fishers and institutional partners, we are conducting the first fisheries-dependent and independent assessments and long-term monitoring of sharks and rays in Cabo Verde, including critical nursery areas. This work gives us […]

Baseline BRUV Surveys, Eastern Cabo Verde

We have monitored marine megafauna in Eastern Cabo Verde around the islands of Boavista, Maio and Sal since 2015. Working with traditional fishers and students we use baited remote under video (BRUV) deployed systematically around the islands based on a spokes-on-a-wheel design, that generated a baseline of abundance and distribution of sharks, rays and large […]