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Environment
PROJECT NUMBER • 2012-046
PROJECT STATUS:
COMPLETED

Informing the review of the Commonwealth Policy on Fisheries Bycatch through assessing trends in bycatch of key Commonwealth fisheries

The purpose of this report is to inform the review of the Commonwealth Policy on Fisheries Bycatch. In March 2012, the Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry, announced the review of the Commonwealth Policy on Fisheries Bycatch, with the aim of improving the management of bycatch in...
ORGANISATION:
CSIRO Oceans and Atmosphere Hobart
Environment
Environment
PROJECT NUMBER • 2015-200
PROJECT STATUS:
COMPLETED

Guidelines on a tiered, risk-based approach to bycatch management

The 2018 Commonwealth Fisheries Bycatch Policy (Bycatch Policy) establishes the requirement for bycatch management in Commonwealth-managed fisheries. The Guidelines for the Implementation of the Commonwealth Fisheries Bycatch Policy aim to provide assistance to Australian Government entities...
ORGANISATION:
Department of Agriculture; Water and the Environment (ABARES)
Adoption
Environment
PROJECT NUMBER • 2015-208
PROJECT STATUS:
COMPLETED

Developing a National Bycatch Reporting System

Bycatch from fishing (the unintended, non-targeted organisms caught when targeting particular species or sizes of species) remains one of the most important issues concerning the world’s fisheries. And discards are considered the most important component of bycatch because they represent a...
ORGANISATION:
IC Independent Consulting Pty Ltd
Environment
PROJECT NUMBER • 2015-014
PROJECT STATUS:
COMPLETED

Estimating the impacts of management changes on bycatch reduction and sustainability of high-risk bycatch species in the Queensland East Coast Otter Trawl Fishery

Keywords: Discards, elasmobranchs, post-trawl survival, Aptychotrema rostrata, Trygonoptera testacea, turtle excluder device, bycatch reduction device, TEDs, BRDs, ecological risk assessment, ERA   Executive Summary: Researchers from the Queensland Government’s Department of...
ORGANISATION:
Department of Agriculture and Fisheries EcoScience Precinct
Environment
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)
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