Carcharodon carcharias,Great White Shark
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Gear HMS Shark
Atlantic Highly Migratory Species Angling Permit with shark endorsement
A person may fish for white sharks with rod and reel, but must release the fish immediately, with minimal injury, and without removing it from the water. Recreational shark anglers aboard federally permitted vessels are required to use non-offset, non stainless steel circle hooks in federal waters (3 – 200 miles offshore) when fishing with baited hooks.
Sharks can be difficult to ID. Remember: If you don't know, let it go. For help with shark identification, download the Recreational Atlantic HMS Shark ID Placard (http://www.nmfs.noaa.gov/sfa/hms/species/sharks/documents/shark_id_placard_532017_web.pdf) or the Prohibited Shark ID Placard (http://www.nmfs.noaa.gov/sfa/hms/species/sharks/documents/prohibited_shark_id_placard_5302017_web.pdf)
It is illegal to catch, pursue, hunt, capture, or kill a White Shark.
Gear Hook and Line Only
No person shall fish for, or land, any shark or shark parts. It is against the law to buy or sell any shark, shark parts or shark products. It is illegal to export or import sharks, shark parts or shark products. If you hook a shark while fishing, you must promptly release it into the sea unharmed.
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