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Communities
PROJECT NUMBER • 2018-205
PROJECT STATUS:
CURRENT

Informing strategies, policies and options supporting owner-operated fishing businesses in fisheries experiencing corporatisation

The Australian wild caught Southern rock lobster industry operates in the South Eastern part of Australia and spans three distinct jurisdictional areas - South Australia, Victoria and Tasmania. The industry comprises a fleet of vessels run by a mix of family owned and operated business and...
ORGANISATION:
Southern Rocklobster Ltd (SRL)
Environment
PROJECT NUMBER • 2017-082
PROJECT STATUS:
COMPLETED

Ensuring monitoring and management of bycatch in Southern Rock Lobster fisheries is best practice

Bycatch is an important issue in fisheries worldwide, with the impacts of fishing activities on non-targeted species and the wider marine environment receiving increasing public attention. Issues such as the potential wastage of resources through discarding of unwanted catch, ecological impacts on...
ORGANISATION:
University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Industry
PROJECT NUMBER • 2017-013
PROJECT STATUS:
COMPLETED

Rebuilding Southern Rock Lobster stocks on the east coast of Tasmania: informing options for management

Understanding relationships between fisher behaviour, their expectations/aspirations, responses to changes in stock status and to management intervention is critical when implementing effective management strategies. This project aims to inform on the practical challenges to achieving the stock...
ORGANISATION:
University of Tasmania (UTAS)