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PROJECT NUMBER • 1984-019
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A comparison of the fishing characteristics and inefficiencies of different otterboard designs under field conditions

Unlike the majority of engineered equipment, the design of fishing gear is tested ultimately in its ability to take or capture live animals which are able to modify their escape responses. For this reason, increases in the efficiency of operation and optimization of hydrodynamic design are not...
ORGANISATION:
Department of Agriculture and Fisheries EcoScience Precinct
Environment
PROJECT NUMBER • 1993-096
PROJECT STATUS:
COMPLETED

Effects of Trawling Subprogram: the environmental effects of prawn trawling in the far Northern Section of the Great Barrier Reef

This report covers a five year study into the effects of trawling on seabed communities in the inter-shoal and inter-reef areas in the Far Northern Section of the Great Barrier Reef. The study arose from a GBRMPA convened scientific Workshop in 1989 to address the effects of fishing in the Great...
ORGANISATION:
Department of Agriculture and Fisheries EcoScience Precinct
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