Indian fishermen catch the second largest number of sharks in the world. Dipani and her team are collecting data in manic fish markets to create a baseline understanding of the country’s sharks and how to save them.
Dipani Sutaria, a project leader with the Save Our Seas Foundation, contemplates a small shark she picked up at a fish market in Mumbai, India. Photo by Philippa Ehrlich
Understanding shark fisheries and stakeholder roles in shark conservation on the north-west coast of India