Sharks and rays of Papua New Guinea

Date released
31 May 2018
Publication Code
MN 189

William T. White, Leontine Baje, Benthly Sabub, Sharon A. Appleyard, John J. Pogonoski and Ralph R. Mana.



The first comprehensive reference on the sharks and rays of Papua New Guinea, it contains everything you need to know about recognising and identifying the sharks, rays and chimaeras found in Papua New Guinean waters, both marine and freshwater.

Its user-friendly layout contains information on identifying features, size, distribution, habitat, biology and conservation status of 132 species. It is an essential reference for all shark and ray enthusiasts—including local fishers and consumers, divers, fisheries and conservation officers, and scientists.