Department of Fisheries
Perth, Western Australia
This report provides a comprehensive description of the Exmouth Gulf Prawn Managed Fishery (EGPMF) in Western Australia and contains information relevant to assist the assessment of this fishery against the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) standard (v1.3) for sustainable fishing. The EGPMF uses demersal otter trawl gear to target predominantly brown tiger prawns (Penaeus esculentus) and western king prawns (Penaeus latisulcatus).
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Prawn fisheries, Penaeus esculentus, Penaeus latisulcatus, Fishery management, Trawl fisheries, Exmouth Gulf, Western Australia
Kangas, M I, Sporer, E C, Hesp, S A, Travaille, K L, Moore, N, Cavalli, P, and Fisher, E A. (2015), Exmouth Gulf Prawn Managed Fishery. Department of Fisheries, Perth, Western Australia. Report 1.
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