Shark Fishing can only be done with a special license issued by the Fisheries Administrator.
Shark species requiring a CITES permit for exportation are: large hammerhead species (Sphyrna lewini, S. mokarran, S. zygaena), silky sharks (Carcharinus falciformis), and thresher sharks (Alopias spp).
All sharks shall be landed with the fins attached. No person shall engage in shark finning. No person shall take, buy, sell, posses, or export shark meat or fins during the closed season.
Closed season: 1st August to 31st October