ANIMALS CAUGHT IN NETS
1978* – 2008 The figures below show total catches during the last 30 years. On average, approximately 12.5% of these sharks were tagged and released, although mortality rates vary by species.
|Type of Animals||Total Deaths|
TYPES OF SHARKS CAUGHT IN NETS
|Species of Shark||Total Deaths|
|Oceanic Blacktip Shark||3088|
|Ragged Tooth Sharks||5441|
The above data was supplied by KwaZulu-Natal Sharks Board.