HB 401 – Shark Fins

Effective October 1, 2020 Florida prohibits import, export and sale of shark fins.


H.R.737 – Shark Fin Sales Elimination Act of 2019

This bill makes it illegal to possess, buy, or sell shark fins or any product containing shark fins, except for certain dogfish fins. A person may possess a shark fin that was lawfully taken consistent with a license or permit under certain circumstances.

Penalties are imposed for violations under the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act.