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Commercial Shark Fishery Observer Program

Disposition of Catch

Disposition of Catch, South Atlantic, 1994-2000

Description of disposition fields

  • Marketed - shark landed for sale
  • Used for bait - shark used for bait on the same trip or other trips
  • Discarded - shark thrown back dead, intact or partially intact
  • Tagged/Released - shark released alive either tagged or untagged
  • Escaped - shark unintentionally released alive prior to landing
  • Saved as scientific specimen - shark used for scientific purposes
  • Other - shark used for something other than above categories (noted in database)
All Species
all species

Large Coastal Species
large coastal species

Small Coastal Species
small coastal species