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Shark control program: Sharks caught by type, Queensland, 2002–03 to 2012–13

Grouping Shark type Financial year
    2002–03 2003–04 2004–05 2005–06 2006–07 2007–08 2008–09 2009–10 2010–11 2011–12 2012–13
    — number —
Whaler Bull (a) 91 95 87 46 84 110 91 91 111 135 151
Black tip 43 51 71 68 88 71 73 56 79 97 80
Long nose 80 46 82 64 38 24 37 47 64 49 56
Pigeye 18 8 7 10 7 9 5 5 15 21 16
Dusky 8 7 8 6 8 13 10 12 23 15 15
Other Species (b) 41 32 23 36 36 50 47 47 47 72 89
Total 281 239 278 230 261 277 263 258 339 389 407
Hammerhead Scalloped 52 48 71 44 38 34 33 25 26 17 14
Great 6 7 8 11 8 6 33 23 21 17 26
Other Species 22 19 13 12 20 17 3 1 1 5 1
Total 80 74 92 67 66 57 69 49 48 39 41
Other Tiger 230 173 221 219 196 216 200 217 190 213 242
White pointer 9 3 0 3 3 7 10 12 6 8 10
Short Fin Mako 2 1 3 5 6 2 3 3 1 3 4
Grey nurse 1 0 3 0 0 4 2 2 4 1 3
Other shark species 28 31 45 29 18 26 32 48 49 63 6
Total 270 208 272 256 223 255 247 282 250 288 265
Total 631 521 642 553 550 589 579 589 637 716 713
n.a. = not available
 
(a) Prior to 1992–93, bull sharks were classified as either whalers unknown or black tip whaler sharks.
(b) For 1992–93 to 1996–97, included in other whaler species.
 
Source: Queensland Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry
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Last reviewed 26 July 2013