Title:

Assessment of national-scale tracking of commercially important fish species

Project Number:

2018-091

Organisation:

Sydney Institute of Marine Science (SIMS)

Principal Investigator:

Michelle Heupel

Project Status:

Current

FRDC Expenditure:

$85,000.00

Program(s):

Environment, Industry

Objectives

1. Use existing national acoustic telemetry data to examine movement patterns and connectivity of priority species identified by the Fisheries Research Provider Network

2. Determine where the national array can be improved to produce data for use by regional and national fisheries managers

3. Provide a national-scale update on telemetry data for priority species and a proposal to improve the network to increase fisheries benefits of the national tracking scheme