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Georgia Saltwater Fish

Small Shark Composite

Sharks Found in Georgia Waters that can be Harvested (not including small shark composite above)

Blacknose Blacktip
Bull Finetooth
Lemon Nurse
Scalloped Hammerhead Smooth Hammerhead
Thresher Tiger (has interdorsal ridge)

Most sharks with an interdorsal ridge caught in Georgia waters will be included in the “prohibited” or “no harvest” categories.

If you are not sure of the species and whether you may keep it, release it.

See the complete Finfish Seasons, Limits, Sizes.

Fish identification pictures by: Duane Raver