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... Although E. itajara populations started to recover in US waters due to a 30-year moratorium, in other parts of the Atlantic, despite legislation, poaching and/or a total lack of enforcement continued (Giglio et al., 2014;IUCN, 2018). The species is presently classified as "vulnerable" in the current global assessment (IUCN, 2018) due to recovery observed in part of its range, while population trends in a large part of its distribution are uncertain, including in Brazil, Cuba, Mexico, and Belize. ...