Project number: 1993-229
Project Status:
Completed
Budget expenditure: $166,082.00
Principal Investigator: Mike Dredge
Organisation: Department of Agriculture and Fisheries EcoScience Precinct
Project start/end date: 29 Dec 1994 - 30 Jun 2000
Contact:
FRDC

Objectives

1. To provide detailed information on the turtle-trawl interactions over an extended period along the Queensland coast and in the Torres Strait.
2. To determine the fate of turtles which suffer repeated trawl capture.
3. To liaise with industry on the issue of turtle-trawl interactions and to educate fishermen on treatment of trawl-captured turtles.
4. To investigate an alternative population monitoring method for sea turtles using catch and effort information from the trawl fleet

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