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Environment
PROJECT NUMBER • 2000-139
PROJECT STATUS:
COMPLETED

Quantification of changes in recreational catch and effort on inner Shark Bay snapper species following implementation of responsive management measures

A 12-month creel survey of recreational boat-based fishing in Shark Bay, Western Australia was conducted between May 2001 and April 2002 to estimate the catch of pink snapper. During the survey 431 boat crews were interviewed at public boat ramps of which 414 had been fishing. The information...
ORGANISATION:
Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) WA
Environment
PROJECT NUMBER • 2004-051
PROJECT STATUS:
COMPLETED

Management and monitoring of fish spawning aggregations within the West Coast Bio-region of Western Australia

Many strategies have evolved among fishes to maximise spawning success. One of the most striking of these is aggregation spawning, in which individuals group together, often at predictable times and locations in order to reproduce (cf. a school, which refers to a group of non-spawning fish)....
ORGANISATION:
Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) WA
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PROJECT NUMBER • 2018-016
PROJECT STATUS:
COMPLETED

Improving data on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander marine resource use to inform decision-making

Through two national workshops, Indigenous community and agency representatives and researchers discussed issues around collecting, sharing and ownership of Indigenous fishing data. Challenges and opportunities were shared from all perspectives and expertise, knowledge and information came together...
ORGANISATION:
Department of Primary Industries and Regions South Australia (PIRSA)
Environment
PROJECT NUMBER • 2001-061
PROJECT STATUS:
COMPLETED

Identifying nursery areas used by inner bay and oceanic snapper stocks in the Shark Bay region, in relation to the effect of prawn trawling on inner bay snapper stocks

This study examined two aspects of the chemical composition of snapper otoliths from Shark Bay Western Australia as an aid to determining the spatial relationship among juveniles and to better understand the spatial relationships between juveniles and adults. Otoliths were collected from...
ORGANISATION:
Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) WA
SPECIES
Industry
PROJECT NUMBER • 2017-012
PROJECT STATUS:
COMPLETED

Investigating social acceptance for the wild catch commercial fishing industry of Southeast Queensland

This research project aimed to develop an engagement strategy that would assist the Southeast Queensland (SEQ) wild catch commercial fishing industry to gain social acceptance, or a Social Licence to Operate (SLO). SLO is needed to maintain access to the resource and market confidence. A scan of...
ORGANISATION:
University of the Sunshine Coast (USC)
Environment
PROJECT NUMBER • 2003-066
PROJECT STATUS:
COMPLETED

Comparing conventional ‘social-based’, and alternative output-based, management models for recreational finfish fisheries using Shark Bay pink snapper as a case study

This study has provided for the first time in Australia, an empirical comparison of different management models with a recreational marine finfish fishery. A TAC-based system was introduced for pink snapper in the inner gulfs of Shark Bay for the first time in 2003-2005, to explicitly manage...
ORGANISATION:
Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) WA
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