This research was carried out at the fish auction Karangsong, Indramayu Regency, West Java. The study was conducted from March 2018 to December 2018. The analysis of the typology of shark fishermen aims to find out technical, social and economic typologies in order to provide information to the public and the government. The method used in this research is the survey method at the fish auction Karangsong by interviewing respondents through questionnaires for 60 respondents. The sampling method was done by accidental sampling and the data were analyzed by descriptive qualitative. The research shows that commercial fishermen are the main occupation, including labourers, on average fishermen go to sea more than one day. In general, the age of shark fishermen is between 3540 years with elementary education level, and have working experience for 10-15 years. Shark fishing is carried out using vessels with a size of 25 GT, with a trip (year) the most 150 times the size of a 3 GT ship. With shark fishing areas obtained in WPPN-RI 711 and WPPN-RI 712 covering the Java Sea and the northern coastal waters of Indramayu. Generally, there are three types of sharks, including Hammerheads (Sphyrna zyghaena) and Lanyam Sharks with two species of Carcharhinus falciformis and Carcharhinus amblyrhynchos). The biggest production in 2017 was 30,023 kg catched using 43 GT vessels and the highest production value in 2017 was Rp 360,276.00.
Keywords : Typology; Shark Fish; Indramayu.