Gallery 2.5: Handling Small Sharks (1 Person)

One hand on the dorsal (top) fin and the other holding the body from below (Poisson et al, 2012)

 

Both hands holding the body (Poisson et al, 2012)  

Both hands holding the body (Poisson et al, 2012)

 

Release the fish by pointing its head down toward the water and dropping it in (Poisson et al, 2012)

One hand on the pectoral (side) fin and the other holding the tail (Poisson et al, 2012)

 

Handling Medium Sharks (2-3 People)

One or two people should hold the dorsal and pectoral fins, with the other person holding the tail. Release over the side by dropping, not throwing, the animal. (Poisson et al, 2012)

One or two people should hold the dorsal and pectoral fins, with the other person holding the tail. Release over the side by dropping, not throwing, the animal. (Poisson et al, 2012)