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PROJECT NUMBER • 2018-150
PROJECT STATUS:
COMPLETED

Attendance at the Annual Session of the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission (WCPFC) - 4-9 December 2018 in Honolulu, USA

This report is an overview of my attendance at the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission Meeting 15 Honolulu, Hawaii, USA 9–16 December 2018 which was made possible through a FRDC Development Award. The report includes information on: (i) what issues were discussed at the meeting,...
ORGANISATION:
Narooma Seafood Direct
Environment
People
PROJECT NUMBER • 2016-414
PROJECT STATUS:
COMPLETED

Delivery of focused corporate governance training by the Australian Institute of Company Director's to the newly formed Tuna Australia Ltd board representing stakeholders of the Commonwealth managed Eastern Tuna and Billfish Fishery

TUNA AUSTRALIA is a newly formed industry association representing statutory fishing right owners and holders, fish processors and sellers, and associate members associated with the Eastern and Western Tuna and Billfish Fisheries of Australia. Tuna Australia has a board and a CEO to collectively...
ORGANISATION:
Tuna Australia Ltd
Industry
PROJECT NUMBER • 2016-018
PROJECT STATUS:
COMPLETED

Determination of the spatial dynamics and movement rates of the principal target species within the Eastern Tuna and Billfish Fishery and connectivity with the broader western and central Pacific Ocean – beyond tagging

Accessing samples from broadbill swordfish from two sites within the WCPFC area was particularly problematic and was exacerbated by a poor fishing season in 2019. This resulted in samples for broadbill swordfish consisting of samples collected from the ETBF (2 years), Norfolk Island (1 year) and New...
ORGANISATION:
CSIRO Oceans and Atmosphere Hobart
Industry
PROJECT NUMBER • 2015-022
PROJECT STATUS:
COMPLETED

Understanding the movement, behaviour and post-release survival rates of Swordfish to sustainably develop a new large pelagic game fishery off the coast of Tasmania – a pilot study

While recreational fishers in Australia have targeted Swordfish in the past, both at night-time with shallow set baits and during the day with deep-set baits, success had been limited with only a few Swordfish reported landed. In 2014, adjacent to the coast of Tasmania an individual fisher had...
ORGANISATION:
University of Tasmania (UTAS)
SPECIES
Environment
PROJECT NUMBER • 2014-021
PROJECT STATUS:
COMPLETED

Developing innovative approaches to improve CPUE standardisation for Australia's multi-species pelagic longline fisheries

This project was undertaken by a collaboration of senior fishery scientists at CSIRO and from New Zealand, together with a former fisheries manager now with the Commonwealth Department of Agriculture and Water Resources in Canberra, on the development of methods to construct indices of stock...
ORGANISATION:
CSIRO Oceans and Atmosphere Hobart
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