Basking Shark Resources

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Explore these useful websites to learn more about Basking Sharks.

NOAA Fisheries Office of Protected Resources:

Basking Sharks a Species of Concern

Fisheries and Oceans Canada:

Basking Shark Recovery Strategy

Basking Shark Background and Current Research

Report a sighting in British Columbia waters


Basking shark photos and video

The Basking Shark Project:

Report a sighting in United Kingdom waters

IUCN Red List:

North Pacific basking sharks listed as endangered

The Sharks, Rays and Chimaeras of California.  By David A. Ebert. University California Press.  2003.  284 p.

Other mackerel sharks.  By David A. Ebert.  In: California’s Living Marine Resources: A Status Report. W.S. Leet, C.M. Dewees, R. Klingbiel, and E.J. Larson (eds.). The Resources Agency, California Department Fish and Game. 2001.  p 345-347.

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