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Shark control program: Sharks caught by type, Queensland, 2004–05 to 2014–15

Grouping Shark type Financial year
    2004–05 2005–06 2006–07 2007–08 2008–09 2009–10 2010–11 2011–12 2012–13 2013–14 2014–15
    — number —
Whaler Bull (a) 87 46 84 110 91 91 111 135 151 101 111
Black tip 71 68 88 71 73 56 79 97 80 84 87
Long nose 82 64 38 24 37 47 64 49 56 41 31
Pigeye 7 10 7 9 5 5 15 21 16 3 7
Dusky 8 6 8 13 10 12 23 15 15 12 14
Other Species (b) 23 36 36 50 47 47 47 72 89 46 40
Total 278 230 261 277 263 258 339 389 407 287 290
Hammerhead Scalloped 71 44 38 34 33 25 26 17 14 13 21
Great 8 11 8 6 33 23 21 17 26 26 19
Other Species 13 12 20 17 3 1 1 5 1 5 4
Total 92 67 66 57 69 49 48 39 41 44 44
Other Tiger 221 219 196 216 200 217 190 213 242 270 262
White pointer 0 3 3 7 10 12 6 8 10 7 8
Short Fin Mako 3 5 6 2 3 3 1 3 4 1 2
Grey nurse 3 0 0 4 2 2 4 1 3 4 2
Other shark species 45 29 18 26 32 48 49 63 6 54 31
Total 272 256 223 255 247 282 250 288 265 336 305
Total 642 553 550 589 579 589 637 716 713 667 639
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 and Fisheries
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Last reviewed 14 July 2015