http://www.seasave.net/

    Sea Save

HOME
NEWS MEDIA
INVENTIONS
VIDEOS
Stop the sale
ARTICLES
EVENTS
ON-THE-NET
FISH
SHARKS & RAYS
MISC. FISH
OCTOPUS
WATER REPORT

SHARKS & RAYS

N/R - NOT RECOMMENDED FOR HOME AQUARIUMS


SHARKS
BAMBOO
BANDED CAT

BLACK TIP N/R

Although these sharks are sold for $595 wholesale, on-line retailers & Pet Stores will make a huge profit.

They live 12 years.

It is utilized for its fins and meat, but has limited market value due to its small size. This species is important in aquaria and for dive tourism.

THEY GROW TO 8.4 FEET. & 80 lbs.

Born around 15 - 28"

This shark is currently listed by the World Conservation Union (IUCN) as "Near Threatened" throughout its range and "Vulnerable" in the northwest Atlantic region. The IUCN is a global union of states, governmental agencies, and non-governmental organizations in a partnership that assesses the conservation status of species.

BONNETHEAD N/R

Although these sharks are sold for $750 wholesale, on-line retailers & Pet Stores will make a huge profit.

LIVES IN GROUPS OF 5 - 15.

It will sink if it does not keep moving.

PUPS are born in late summer and early fall. born 12 -13 in.

THEY GROW TO BE 4 FEET.

EPPAULETTE N/R

GREY SMOOTH HOUND N/R

Although these sharks are sold for $110 wholesale, on-line retailers & Pet Stores will make a huge profit.

HORN N/R

Although these sharks are sold for $80 wholesale, on-line retailers & Pet Stores will make a huge profit.

VENOMOUS THEY GROW TO 4 FEET.

LEOPARD N/R

Although these sharks are sold for $650 wholesale, on-line retailers & Pet Stores will make a huge profit.

MIN. SIZE FOR COLLECTION 36" THEY GROW TO 7 FEET. & LIVE APROX. 10 YRS.
LEMON

Their fins are highly prized and exported to Asia for shark fin soup. Their skin may be used for leather and their meat can also be consumed, all of which make this shark very marketable.

PUPS ARE BORN BETWEEN 24 - 26 IN. THEY GROW TO 11 FEET AND 200 LBS.

The World Conservation Union/Species Survival Commission (IUCN/SSC) rates this species as "Near Threatened".

NURSE

MIN SIZE FOR COLLECTION 54".

Efforts are going on to conserve them.

THE PUPS ARE BORN IN LATE SPRIN / EARLY SUMMER. 12 - 18 "

They live in groups of 40 - 60 and have been found in groups up to 200!

THEY GROW TO 14 FEET & 400 LBS.

They grow approx. 7" per year.

THEY LIVE APPROX.

Juvenile nurse sharks are sometimes sold in the saltwater aquarium trade. However, since nurse sharks attain lengths in excess of ten feet they are far too large to be kept in home aquaria.

PORT JACKSON N/R

Although these sharks are sold for $275 wholesale, on-line retailers & Pet Stores will make a huge profit.

REMORA N/R

SHARK EGG

WHITETIP N/R

Although these sharks are sold for $795 wholesale, on-line retailers & Pet Stores will make a huge profit.

THEY GROW TO BE 7 FEET & LIVE 25 YEARS.

The whitetip reef shark is currently listed by the World Conservation Union (IUCN) as "Near Threatened" at this time. The IUCN is a global union of states, governmental agencies, and non-governmental organizations in a partnership that assesses the conservation status of species. Due to restricted habitat and depth range as well as small litter size and late age at maturity, this shark may become threatened with increasing fishing pressure.

WOBBYGONG N/R

 RAYS

ATL. YELLOW N/R

BLUE SPOTTED N/R

COMMON N/R


Prohibited Species



The following sharks cannot be possessed or retained. If you catch a shark on this list, you must release it immediately into the water with minimal injury and in a manner that maximizes the survival of the shark.

Atlantic angel - Squatina dumerili
Basking - Cetorhinus maximus
Bigeye sand tiger - Odontaspis noronhai
Bigeye sixgill - Hexanchus vitulus
Bigeye thresher - Alopias superciliosus
Bignose - Carcharhinus altimus
Caribbean reef - Carcharhinus perezi
Caribbean sharpnose - Rhizoprionodon porosus
Dusky -
Carcharhinus obscurus
Galapagos - Carcharhinus galapagensis
Longfin mako - Isurus paucus
Narrowtooth - Carcharhinus brachyurus
Night - Carcharhinus signatus
Sand tiger - Odontaspis taurus
Sevengill - Heptranchias perlo
Sixgill - Hexanchus griseus
Smalltail - Carcharhinus porosus
Whale - Rhincodon typus
White - Carcharodon carcharias