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Sustainable Fisheries

sustainable fisheriesAssessing technology changes and risks to the sustainable management of deepwater line fisheries in southern Queensland.

1 Quantify recent changes in fishing technology in the commercial, recreational and charter line fishing sectors and evaluate the extent to which these changes could impact on the sustainability of deepwater fish species.
2 Collect and analyse biological data on key deep-water line caught fish species in collaboration with the fisheries observer program and collate information More...

In The Press

New Mooloolaba bottom-fisher

mooloolaba-bottom-fishersQueensland Seafood:

New Mooloolaba bottom-fisher ranges far and wide

A new boat that has joined the Mooloolaba fleet has lived up to the high expectations of fisherman Jo Rowley.

The boat is a 13.8 meter solid fibreglass planing vessel from Badenach Custom Boats in Smithton, Tasmania, fitted with two John Deere 6081 turbo-charged electronic engines that give it a top speed of 24 knots.

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