Junk Science on Protected Species By-catch Misleads Seafood Consumers The fishing industry has condemned a recent CSIRO article published in the renowned Nature Sustainability journal titled, “By-catch rates in fisheries largely driven by variation in individual vessel behaviour”. Authors Roberson and Wilcox introduced their work, “Fisheries by-catch continues to drive the decline of many threatened marine species such as […]

Project Python Aims to Lock Seals Out The South East Trawl Fishing Industry Association (SETFIA) represents fishers, quota owners and wholesalers who have an interest in the Commonwealth Trawl Sector (CTS). The fishery is the main supplier of fresh local finfish in Australia with most sales through Melbourne and Sydney fish markets. Seals enter trawl […]