"Gear retention—when marine animals escape from fishing gear with parts of the gear stuck on their bodies—has been recognized as a potential problem for some time," researcher Carl Meyer said.
"He used to say his gills were drying up whenever he was away from the water for too long. We take small comfort in knowing that he will never have to feel that again," relatives wrote.
The man who the remains are thought to belong to had been missing since June.
The crew were losing hope they would see Atlantic bluefin tuna when they caught the monster fish.
"Obviously it was the most intense moment of my life," fishing guide Rob Gorta said.
Jamie Bisceglia said she thought the photo op might win her a prize at a fishing derby Friday in Tacoma, news station KIRO reported.
Blacktip sharks can grow up to eight feet long and nearly 300 pounds in weight.
A fellow passenger captured the incredible moment the shark leaped at their boat.
Roger Marcelino, a fisherman in the Philippines, suffocated after accidentally swallowing a live tilapia.
"I have a 9 mm and if I want, I will put a bullet in each of your heads," the captain told his passengers.
The father told deputies he had been out fishing for "the past couple of days," an arrest report said.
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They were left floating on the wreckage for five days.
Catch-and-release fishing could cause fish to experience a 35 percent reduction in their ability to feed.
Franklin "Freddy" Meave Vazquez, 27, was charged with murder after the fatal stabbing death of one shipmate. Two other crew members were injured.
Smoke bombs, rocks and insults reportedly fly between fishermen in standoff for prized seafood.