Fisheries management papers (ISSN 0819-4327) deal with issues, discussions and strategies relating to the management of Western Australia's fisheries, pearling and aquaculture, and fish and fish habitats. This series contains draft strategies authored by working groups, as well as final strategies that have been agreed by the Minister for Fisheries.

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Series from 2021

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Abalone Resource of Western Australia : Harvest Strategy : 2021-2026 : Version 2.0, Department of Fisheries

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Prawn Resource of Exmouth Gulf Harvest Strategy : 2021-2026 : Version 2.0, Department of Fisheries

Series from 2020

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Blue Swimmer Crab Resource of Shark Bay Harvest Strategy : 2020-2025 : Version 1.0, Department of Fisheries

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Blue Swimmer Crab Resource of South-West Western Australia Harvest Strategy : 2020-2025 : Version 1.0, Department of Fisheries

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DRAFT : Blue Swimmer Crab Resource of South-West Western Australia Harvest Strategy : 2020-2025 : Version 2.0, Department of Fisheries

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DRAFT : Estuarine and Nearshore Finfish Resource of South-West Western Australia Harvest Strategy : 2020-2025 : Version 2.0, Department of Fisheries

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Draft Management Plan for the South Coast Line and Fish Trap Managed Fishery, Department of Fisheries

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Draft Management Plan for the South Coast Nearshore Net Managed Fishery, Department of Fisheries

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Estuarine and Nearshore Finfish Resource of South-West Western Australia Harvest Strategy : 2020-2025 : Version 1.0, Department of Fisheries

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Gascoyne Demersal Scalefish Resource: Oceanic Pink Snapper Recovery Plan 2018-2037, Department of Fisheries

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Integrated Fisheries Management Draft Allocation Report – West Coast Demersal Scalefish, Department of Fisheries

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Saucer Scallop Resource of Shark Bay Harvest Strategy : 2020-2025 : Version 1.0, Department of Fisheries

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Saucer Scallop Resource of the Abrolhos Islands Harvest Strategy : 2020 - 2025 : Version 1.1, Department of Fisheries

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West Coast Deep Sea Crustacean Resource Harvest Strategy 2020-2025, Department of Fisheries

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West Coast Demersal Scalefish Resource Harvest Strategy 2021-2025 : Version 1.0, Department of Fisheries

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Blue Swimmer Crab Resource of South-West Western Australia Harvest Strategy 2020-2025 DRAFT, Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development

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Estuarine and Nearshore Finfish Resource of South-West Western Australia Harvest Strategy 2020-2025 DRAFT, Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development

Series from 2019

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Amendments to the 1995 Offshore Constitutional Settlement, Department of Fisheries

Series from 2018

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Draft Management Plan for the Kimberley Crab Managed Fishery, Department of Fisheries

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Draft Management Plan for the Pilbara Crab Managed Fishery, Department of Fisheries

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Draft Management Plan for the Southern Demersal Gillnet and Demersal Longline Managed Fishery, Department of Fisheries

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Ecosystem-Based Fisheries Management (EBFM) Risk Assessment of the Marine Aquarium Fish Managed Fishery 2014, Department of Fisheries

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Marine Aquarium Fish Resource of Western Australia Harvest Strategy : 2018 – 2022 : Version 1.0, Department of Fisheries

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Octopus resource of Western Australia harvest strategy : 2018 – 2022 : Version 1.0, Department of Fisheries

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Pearl Oyster (Pinctada maxima) Resource Allocation Report : Prepared by the Integrated Fisheries Allocation Advisory Committee, Department of Fisheries

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Marine aquarium fish resource of Western Australia harvest strategy 2018-2022, Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development

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Protecting breeding stock levels of the blue swimmer crab resource in the south west : a review of management arrangements, Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development

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Western Australian sea cucumber resource - Harvest strategy 2018-2023, Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development

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Draft management plan for the Pilbara Crab Managed Fishery, Department of Primary Industries & Regional Development

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Pearl oyster (Pinctada maxima) resource allocation report / by the Integrated Fisheries Allocation Advisory Committee, Western Australia. Department of Fisheries and Integrated Fisheries Allocation Advisory Committee

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Draft management plan for the Pilbara Crab Managed Fishery, Western Australia. Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development

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Octopus resource of Western Australia harvest strategy 2018-2022. Version 1.0, Western Australia. Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development

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Marine aquarium fish resource of Western Australia harvest strategy 2018-2022, Western Australia. Dept. of Fisheries

Series from 2017

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Gascoyne demersal scalefish resource harvest strategy : 2017 – 2021 : Version 1.0, Department of Fisheries

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North Coast demersal scalefish resource harvest strategy : 2017 – 2021 : Version 1.0, Department of Fisheries

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North Coast demersal scalefish resource harvest strategy : 2017 – 2021 : Version 1.0, Department of Fisheries

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Gascoyne demersal scalefish resource harvest strategy 2017 – 2021. Version 1.0, Western Australia. Dept. of Fisheries

Series from 2016

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A REVIEW OF SIZE LIMITS FOR FINFISH IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA : Discussion Paper, Department of Fisheries

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DRAFT ALLOCATION REPORT : PEARL OYSTER (Pinctada maxima) : RESOURCE : By the Integrated Fisheries Allocation Advisory Committee, Department of Fisheries

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GASCOYNE DEMERSAL SCALEFISH RESOURCE : DRAFT HARVEST STRATEGY : 2016 – 2021 : Version 1.0, Department of Fisheries

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Integrated fisheries management resource report pearl oyster (Pinctada maxima) resource, Department of Fisheries

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NORTH COAST DEMERSAL SCALEFISH RESOURCE : DRAFT HARVEST STRATEGY : 2016 – 2021 : Version 1.0, Department of Fisheries

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POLICY ON THE APPLICATION OF FISH SIZE LIMITS IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA, Department of Fisheries

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WESTERN AUSTRALIAN SILVER-LIPPED PEARL OYSTER (PINCTADA MAXIMA) RESOURCE : HARVEST STRATEGY : 2016 – 2021 : Version 1.0, Department of Fisheries

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Draft allocation report pearl oyster (Pinctada maxima) resource / by the Integrated Fisheries Allocation Advisory Committee, Integrated Fisheries Allocation Advisory Committee

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A review of size limits for finfish in Western Australia : discussion paper, Western Australia. Dept. of Fisheries

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North Coast demersal scalefish resource : draft harvest strategy, 2016-2021. Version 1.0, Western Australia. Dept. of Fisheries

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Policy on the application of fish size limits in Western Australia, Western Australia. Dept. of Fisheries

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Western Australian silver-lipped pearl oyster (Pinctada maxima) resource harvest strategy 2016-2021, version 1.0 : pearl oyster fishery, Western Australia. Dept. of Fisheries

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Gascoyne demersal scalefish resource : draft harvest strategy, 2016-2021. Version 1.0, Western Australia. Dept. of Fisheries.

Series from 2015

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HARVEST STRATEGY POLICY AND OPERATIONAL GUIDELINES FOR THE AQUATIC RESOURCES OF WESTERN AUSTRALIA, Department of Agriculture and Food, Western Australia

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SHARK BAY CRAB MANAGED FISHERY DRAFT MANAGEMENT PLAN 2015, Department of Fisheries

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SOUTH COAST CRUSTACEAN MANAGED FISHERY DRAFT MANAGEMENT PLAN 2015, Department of Fisheries

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THE SOUTH COAST COMMERCIAL FISH TRAP, G-NET AND OPEN-ACCESS LINE AND NET SCALEFISH FISHERIES AND SQUID JIG FISHERY REVIEW, Department of Fisheries

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WEST COAST DEEP SEA CRUSTACEAN RESOURCES HARVEST STRATEGY : 2015 – 2020 : Version 1.0 : WEST COAST DEEP SEA CRUSTACEAN MANAGED FISHERY, Department of Fisheries

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Harvest strategy policy and operational guidelines for the aquatic resources of Western Australia, Western Australia. Dept. of Fisheries

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Shark Bay crab managed fishery draft management plan 2015, Western Australia. Dept. of Fisheries

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West coast deep sea crustacean resources harvest strategy, 2015-2020 : version 1.0 : West Coast Deep Sea Crustacean Managed Fishery, Western Australia. Dept. of Fisheries

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The South Coast commercial fish trap, G-net and open-access line and net scalefish fisheries and squid jig fishery review : discussion paper, Western Australia. Dept. of Fisheries.

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South Coast crustacean managed fishery draft management plan 2015, Western Australian Department of Fisheries

Series from 2014

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SHARK BAY PRAWN MANAGED FISHERY : BYCATCH ACTION PLAN : 2014 – 2019 : Version 1.0, Department of Fisheries

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SHARK BAY PRAWN MANAGED FISHERY HARVEST STRATEGY : 2014 – 2019 : Version 1.0, Department of Fisheries

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WEST COAST ROCK LOBSTER HARVEST STRATEGY AND CONTROL RULES : 2014 – 2019, Department of Fisheries

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Shark Bay Prawn Managed Fishery harvest strategy, 2014-2019, version 1.0, Western Australian Department of Fisheries

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West Coast rock lobster harvest strategy and control rules 2014 - 2019, Western Australian Department of Fisheries

Series from 2013

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WEST COAST ROCK LOBSTER HARVEST STRATEGY AND CONTROL RULES : 2015 – 2019 : A DISCUSSION PAPER, Department of Fisheries

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Key findings of the 2013 West Coast demersal scalefish resource stock assessment, Department of Fisheries Western Australia

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Policy on restocking and stock enhancement in Western Australia, Department of Fisheries Western Australia.

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West Coast demersal scalefish allocation report., Integrated Fisheries Allocation Advisory Committee.

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West Coast rock lobster harvest strategy and control rules 2015 - 2019: a discussion paper, Western Australian Department of Fisheries

Series from 2012

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West Coast Rock Lobster Managed Fishery : Harvest Strategy and Decision Rules Framework Proposals Under a Quota Management System : A DISCUSSION PAPER, Department of Fisheries

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A review of the management arrangements and licensing framework for the aquatic tour industry in Western Australia. Discussion paper on management and licensing options for the Aquatic Tour Industry., Department of Fisheries Western Australia

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Draft management plan for the West Coast Rock Lobster Managed Fishery., Department of Fisheries Western Australia

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Operational and compliance elements of a new management plan for the West Coast Rock Lobster Managed Fishery. A discussion paper., Department of Fisheries Western Australia

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West Coast Rock Lobster Managed Fishery. Harvest strategy and decision rules framework proposals under a quota management system. A discussion paper., Department of Fisheries Western Australia

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A resource-based management approach for recreational fishing in Western Australia 2012-2017. State-wide management proposals for finfish, crustaceans, molluscs and other invertebrates., Department of Fisheries Western Australia.

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Licensing and allocation under a new management plan for the West Coast Rock Lobster Managed Fishery. A discussion paper., Department of Fisheries Western Australia.

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Policy on habitat enhancement structures in Western Australia, Department of Fisheries Western Australia.

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The Houtman Abrolhos Islands management plan., Department of Fisheries Western Australia.

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West Coast Deep Sea Crustacean Managed Fishery draft management plan 2012, Department of Fisheries Western Australia.

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West Coast Rock lobster managed fishery harvest strategy and decision rules framework proposals under a quota management system - a discussion paper, Western Australian Department of Fisheries

Series from 2011

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Developing Mechanisms for the Transfer and/or Adjustment of Rock Lobster Shares between Sectors in Western Australia and South Australia, Department of Fisheries

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A five-year management strategy for the recreational trout fishery, Department of Fisheries Western Australia.

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Draft management plan for the mackerel managed fishery., Department of Fisheries Western Australia.

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Blue Swimmer Crab Resource of South-West Western Australia Harvest Strategy 2020-2025 DRAFT, Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development

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Developing mechanisms for the transfer and/or adjustment of Rock lobster shares between sectors in Western Australia and South Australia., Chris Reid

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Developing Mechanisms for the Transfer and/or Adjustment of Rock Lobster Shares between Sectors in Western Australia and South Australia FRDC Project No. 2007/050, Chris Reid and Western Australian Department of Fisheries

Series from 2010

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Western Rock Lobster Fishery Harvest Strategy and Decision Rules Framework Proposals, Department of Fisheries

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A bycatch action plan for the Pilbara Fish Trawl Interim Managed Fishery., Department of Fisheries Western Australia

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Draft management plan for the Gascoyne Demersal Scalefish Managed Fishery, Department of Fisheries Western Australia

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Shark Bay prawn and scallop fisheries. Final review report, Department of Fisheries Western Australia

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Western Rock Lobster Fishery harvest strategy and decision rules framework proposals. A discussion paper., Department of Fisheries Western Australia

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Abalone aquaculture in Western Australia. Aquaculture policy., Department of Fisheries Western Australia.

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Integrated fisheries management report. West Coast demersal scalefish resource., Department of Fisheries Western Australia.

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Considerations for the implementation of Western rock lobster sectoral allocations., Integrated Fisheries Allocation Advisory Committee

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Integrated fisheries management. Draft allocation report – West Coast demersal scalefish., Integrated Fisheries Allocation Advisory Committee

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Integrated Fisheries Management Draft Allocation Report – West Coast Demersal Scalefish, Integrated Fisheries Allocation Advisory Committee. Western Australian Dept. of Fisheries

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Future management of the metropolitan recreational Roe's Abalone Fishery., Metropolitan Roe's Abalone Recreational Fishery Working Group.

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Potential reallocation mechanisms for the transfer/and or adjustment of catch shares of sectors with application to the Western and South Australian Rock Lobster Fisheries. A discussion paper., Chris Reid

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Shark Bay prawn and scallop fisheries: final review report, Western Australia. Department of Fisheries