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Table 3 Species and numbers of sharks found on board arrested fishing vessels

From: Potential detection of illegal fishing by passive acoustic telemetry

Shark species Vessel name (arrest date) Mean catch
FV Greeshma FV Bosin Number Per cent (%)
(4/12/14) (14/12/14)
Silvertip 98 28 63 35
Grey reef 60 4 32 18
Whitetip reef   13 7 4
Black tip reef 54 6 30 17
Blacktip 50   25 14
Other sharks 28   14 8
Tiger 10   5 3
Bull 6   3 2
Scalloped hammerhead 1   1 0
Oceanic whitetip 1   1 0
Total 308 51 180