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Industry
PROJECT NUMBER • 2016-018
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COMPLETED

Determination of the spatial dynamics and movement rates of the principal target species within the Eastern Tuna and Billfish Fishery and connectivity with the broader western and central Pacific Ocean – beyond tagging

Accessing samples from broadbill swordfish from two sites within the WCPFC area was particularly problematic and was exacerbated by a poor fishing season in 2019. This resulted in samples for broadbill swordfish consisting of samples collected from the ETBF (2 years), Norfolk Island (1 year) and New...
ORGANISATION:
CSIRO Oceans and Atmosphere Hobart
Industry
PROJECT NUMBER • 2015-022
PROJECT STATUS:
COMPLETED

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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