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Environment
PROJECT NUMBER • 2016-015
PROJECT STATUS:
COMPLETED

Proposed northern Australia water developments pertinent to the Northern Prawn Fishery: collation and review

The project reviewed the legislation dealing with Water Resource Management in each of Queensland, the Northern Territory, and Western Australia that effects the management of overland flow in catchments that empty into water managed as part of the Northern Prawn Fishery. The project...
ORGANISATION:
CSIRO Oceans and Atmosphere Hobart
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)