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Environment
Adoption
PROJECT NUMBER • 2018-049
PROJECT STATUS:
CURRENT

A Better Way to Fish: testing the feasibility of tunnel net ‘fish trap’ gear in North Queensland

This study found that tunnel nets are technically feasible in this location. In spite of the weather conditions, the fishing gear remained intact and successfully captured significant numbers of marketable fishes. Importantly, SOCI species were released alive and in excellent condition, as were...
ORGANISATION:
James Cook University (JCU)
Environment
PROJECT NUMBER • 2017-038
PROJECT STATUS:
CURRENT

Long-term recovery of trawled marine communities 25 years after the world’s largest adaptive management experiment

This project investigated the extent to which trawled communities of Australia’s North-West Shelf have recovered from high levels of trawling before the exclusion of foreign fleets in 1990 and after the imposition of tight controls on trawl and trap fishing in the early 1990s. The results...
ORGANISATION:
CSIRO Oceans and Atmosphere Hobart
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