Shark Carcass Identification Guide


  • Primary curriculum material for the NOAA/NMFS Atlantic Shark Identification Workshops for shark dealers.
  • The only identification guide available for dressed shark carcasses.
  • Clear photographs for easy location of identification features.
  • Covers 38 shark species in the HMS shark FMP.
  • Includes shark regulatory categories and prohibited species.
  • Current to new 2008 federal shark regulations.



A Guide to the Identification of the Carcasses of the Federally Managed Sharks of the U.S. Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico is the primary resource material for the NOAA/NMFS Highly Migratory Species Atlantic Shark Identification Workshops required for federally permitted first receiver shark dealers. It is the only identification guide for dressed-out shark carcasses available anywhere. Very useful for whole-fish identification too.

8.5” X 11” format. 18 pages bound in vinyl covers.

Detail of the identification process for some of the ridged shark carcasses.
$15.95 (Price includes shipping)