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Length-Weight and Fork-Total Length Relationships

Measuring a Big White Shark
13' 4" White Shark caught by John G. Casey off Montauk, NY on Oct. 8, 1964

To calculate Length-Weight and Fork-Total Length relationships online.

Here is a handy one page chart to help you estimate the weight of a shark.

Kohler, N. E., J. G. Casey, and P. A. Turner. 1996. An analysis of length-length and length-weight relationships for 13 species of sharks from the western North Atlantic . NOAA Technical Memorandum, NMFS-NE-110. 22 pp.

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