description: An open-access curated database of shark and ray (all chondrichthyes) life history traits and abundance time-series.

webpage: https://www.sharkipedia.org

paperDOIcitation: In Prep

datasetDOI_URL: https://www.sharkipedia.org

dataStandard: Standardization of traits according to procedures (https://www.sharkipedia.org/procedure) and taxonomy according to sharktrees (http://vertlife.org/sharktree/taxonomy/)

standardizationScripts:

contactName: Christopher Mull

contactEmail: creeas@gmail.com

license: CC BY

traitList: 3034 measurements of 49 traits covering 105 species (continuously updated)

higherGeography: Global

decimalLatitude: All

decimalLongitude: All

taxon: Chondrichthyes

eventDate: about 1980 to current

taxaList: ~1,200 species based on current taxonomic status of chindrichthyes. See vertlife.org/sharktree for full taxonomic information.

usefulClasses: Empirical and model derived measurement of life history traits and abundance. All measurements MUST be traced to a valid peer-reviewed reference. Collaborating with shark-references.org for reference database.