Department of Fisheries
This report provides a comprehensive description of the pearling (Pinctada maxima) industry in Western Australia. The pearling industry is comprised of the wild capture and cultivation of the silver-lipped pearl oyster Pinctada maxima in Western Australia’s northwest region.
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Pearl fisheries, Pearl culture, Pinctada maxima, Resource management, Fishery biology, Fishery statistics, Risk management, Ecologically sustainable development, Environmental impact, Certification, Standards, Evaluation, Pilbara region - Western Australia, Kimberley region - Western Australia
Hart, A M, Travaille, K L, Jones, R, Brand-Gardner, S J, Webster, F J, Irving, A, and Harry, A V. (2016), Western Australian Silver-lipped Pearl Oyster (Pinctada maxima) Industry. Department of Fisheries, Perth. Report No. 5.
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