NEWS for Fish Stocks

Koopman et al Industry-based development of effective new seabird mitigation devices in the southern Australian trawl fisheries15th August 2018

Koopman et al - New seabird mitigation devices trawlers southern Australia Aug 2018 ...

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Temperate East Marine Park Class Approval29th June 2018

Temperate East Network Class Approval...

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Danish Seine Fishermen Act to Protect Juvenile Flathead Stocks21st June 2018

The harvest strategy in the South-East aims to maintain tiger flathead stocks at a pre-determined % of the pre-fishing, or virgin, biomass.   This is called the target reference point.  The flathead stock has been above this target for many years so fishermen have enjoyed quotas (total allowable catches or TACs) designed to slightly reduce flathead stocks down to that reference point.  However...

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Major changes in arrangements for commercial fishing in new Australian Marine Parks21st June 2018

From July 1 2018, new Australian Marine Park management plans will come into effect, creating new rules for where fishing can occur in 44 marine parks around the country. Australian Marine Parks are located in Commonwealth waters, 3 to 200 nautical miles from the coastline, beyond state water boundaries. Commercial fishing can occur i...

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