Department of Fisheries Western Australia
Two versions of the draft Bycatch Action Plan for the Shark Bay Prawn Managed Fishery have been released for public comment. The ‘Full Report’ (this document - Fisheries Management Paper No. 147) is a comprehensive version of the plan containing detailed rationale and justification for the objectives and actions proposed in the plan. The Full Report also provides detailed background information regarding issues such as the natural environment in Shark Bay, current management arrangements within the prawn fishery and existing information on bycatch. A shorter ‘Summary Report’ is also available for comment. The Summary Report (Fisheries Management Paper No. 148) provides a brief summary of the background information used in the development of the draft Bycatch Action Plan and focuses on its objectives and actions.
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Policies, Fishery regulations, Shark Bay - Western Australia, Prawn fisheries, Environment management, Western Australia, Gear selectivity, Bycatch.
Bunting, J. (2002), Draft bycatch action plan for the Shark Bay Prawn Managed Fishery (Full report). Department of Fisheries Western Australia, Perth. Report No. 147.
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