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New Hampshire

Saltwater Fishing

Saltwater Fishing

Sharks

A variety of sharks are found in coastal waters off New Hampshire. There are federal and state regulations around the harvest of sharks in both federal and state waters. Below are sharks species that have state regulations in New Hampshire (see Commercial Saltwater Fishing — Finfish).

Blue

Porbeagle

Spiny dogfish

Shortfin mako

Thresher

Shark illustrations: ©Victor Young: Shortfin mako, Blue shark; ©Katie Steel: Porbeagle;
©USFWS/Duane Raver Illustrations: Spiny dogfish; ©NOAA: Thresher shark