Title:

Completing Australia’s First National Bycatch Report

Project Number:

2018-114

Organisation:

IC Independent Consulting Pty Ltd

Principal Investigator:

Steve J. Kennelly

Project Status:

Current

FRDC Expenditure:

$165,000.00

Program(s):

Environment, Industry

Objectives

1. Collect, synthesis and analyse catch, effort and bycatch data from the Commonwealth, Victoria, South Australia and Western Australia

2. Derive bycatch estimates for general discards and ETP species, with associated variances and quality metrics for each jurisdiction

3. Combine the estimates from 2 above with those from the previous project to produce Australia's first National Bycatch Report