Whale Shark (Rhincodon typus) Issues Paper

Department of the Environment and Heritage, May 2005
ISBN 0 6425 5082 4

Abbreviations

CITES Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora
CMS Convention on Migratory Species
DEH The Department of the Environment and Heritage
EPBC Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act, 1999
IUCN The World Conservation Union
TSSC Threatened Species Scientific Committee
UNCLOS The United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea
WA Western Australia
WA CALM The Western Australian Department of Conservation and Land Management