White Shark (Carcharodon carcharias) Recovery Plan

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Environment Australia, 2002
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About the Recovery Plan

This Recovery Plan provides summary information on the White Shark, including biology, habitat, distribution and historical and current threats to its recovery.

The Plan has been developed in accordance with the Guidelines for the compilation of recovery plans under the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999. It therefore sets out the recovery objectives, actions required to achieve those objectives, performance indicators, as well as identifying those responsible for implementing the actions and the timeframes involved. The Plan also identifies an aggregated costing for the recovery of the White Shark.

Additional information is provided such as guidelines for decision-makers and tools to assist the implementation of the Plan.

A comprehensive review of the biological information and current behavioural and ecological knowledge of the White Shark is provided in an Appendix attached to this Plan.

This recovery plan was revised in 2013.