Haai, Wit haai, Blue Pointer, Great white, Witdood haai
Great white sharks (Carcharodon carcharias) are large, long-lived, slow-growing predatory fish. Historically targeted by trophy hunters or sports fishers. Great White sharks are listed as Vulnerable on the IUCN Red List for Threatened Species. Great white sharks are fully protected in South African waters and fishing of any kind is strictly prohibited.
Fully protected, South Africa
No-one in South Africa may catch, sell or buy species that are fully protected.
Started in 2004, SASSI was established to drive change in the local seafood industry by working with suppliers and sellers of seafood, as well as informing and inspiring consumers to make sustainable seafood choices.