Project A9 - Grey Nurse Shark population estimate: east coast

Grey Nurse Shark
Grey Nurse Shark. Image: David Harasti, New South Wales Department of Primary Industries.

Australia’s east coast Grey Nurse Shark (Carcharias taurus) population is listed as critically endangered under the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999. The population has undergone a severe reduction in size due to activities such as fishing and shark control programs.

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