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Environment
PROJECT NUMBER • 2003-019
PROJECT STATUS:
COMPLETED

National Strategy for the Survival of Released Line Caught Fish: investigating survival of fish released in Australia’s tropical and subtropical line fisheries

Experiments were conducted in northern, central and southern Queensland to investigate the effects of hook design and size on the incidence of hooking injury, and the effects of a number of factors, including barotrauma-treatment method, on post-release survival rates of a suite of key...
ORGANISATION:
James Cook University (JCU)
Environment
PROJECT NUMBER • 1996-138
PROJECT STATUS:
COMPLETED

Effects of live-fish capture and targeting spawning aggregations on logbook catch rate data in the Great Barrier Reef commercial demersal line fishery

This research was done over two years (1996-98) in the early development of the trade in live reef fish from the GBR to clarify the implications of the switch in market for fishing practices, harvest rates, and effort distribution. The research was based on four sources of information: ...
ORGANISATION:
James Cook University (JCU)