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Title:

The role of the recreational fisher in the stewardship of the Southern Bluefin Tuna fishery

Project Number:

2017-123

Organisation:

Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies (IMAS) Taroona

Principal Investigator:

Sean Tracey

Project Status:

Current

FRDC Expenditure:

$597,955.00

Program(s):

Adoption, Communities, Environment, People

Objectives

1. Deliver an education program and communication strategy focusing on responsible fishing practices within the recreational sector and educating grass-roots fishers on the status of Southern Bluefin Tuna.

2. Deliver an education program and communication strategy focusing on responsible fishing practices within the recreational sector and educating grass-roots fishers about the need for, and methods to collect a harvest estimate of the recreational SBT harvest.

3. Deliver an education program and communication strategy focusing on responsible fishing practices within the recreational sector and informing grass-roots fishers on the results of the SBT recreational harvest survey.

4. Determine the impacts and success of the education and communication engagement activities delivered