National Marine Fisheries Service Announces Overfished Status for Porbeagle Sharks

The National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) announced its determination that the Northwest Atlantic porbeagle shark is still being overfished, as required by the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act. NMFS said it intends to continue working with the International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas to rebuild this population of porbeagle sharks.