Jaws of defeat: Anglers’ emotions toward shark depredation is key to conservation

Source: Science Daily

In a broad-scale study researchers quantified the emotional and behavioral responses to shark depredation in recreational fisheries. The study found that anglers, and especially recreational fishing guides, who experienced depredation were more likely to have a negative response towards sharks and were thus more likely to target sharks for additional harvesting.

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2021/11/211126130849.htm