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PROJECT NUMBER • 2015-022
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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)
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Environment
PROJECT NUMBER • 1995-034
PROJECT STATUS:
COMPLETED

Age and growth of jack mackerel, and the age structure of the jack mackerel purse seine catch

Jack mackerel (Trachurus declivis) is a pelagic species that is found in waters off southern Australia and New Zealand. It is the subject of a major fishery, predominantly off Tasmania, with annual landings in the range of 9,000 - 42,000 tonnes. The fishery commenced in the mid 1980s and uses purse...
ORGANISATION:
University of Tasmania (UTAS)
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