Atlantic Shark Commercial Fishery Landings Update January 1 – August 14, 2013
Below are the preliminary landings estimates in metric tons (mt) and pounds (lb) dressed weight
(dw) for the Atlantic shark commercial fisheries. These preliminary estimates are based on
dealer reports and other information received from January 1 through August 14, 2013. The
estimates include landings by state-only permitted vessels, federally permitted vessels, and the
2013 shark research fishery participants.