Shark Species Under the MOU

Seven species of sharks are currently listed in Annex I of the CMS Sharks MOU:

The MOU is intended to apply to all migratory species of sharks (rays, skates and chimaeras) included in Annex 1 of this Memorandum of Understanding. Signatories to the CMS Sharks MOU assess proposed amendments to Annex I at each Meeting of the Signatories in accordance with the criteria and procedure, which were adopted at MOS 1.