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This, and the accompanying Part II report, summarise the results of the research activities undertaken on the blue swimmer crab stock in Shark Bay by the Department of Fisheries, Western Australia, which were done in collaboration with commercial fishers, fishery managers and economic analysts between 2012 and 2016.
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Blue swimmer crab, Portunus armatus, Crab fisheries, Fishery management, Fishery biology, Recruitment, Depleted stocks, Environmental effects, Temperature effects, Shark Bay - Western Australia
Chandrapavan, A, Kangas, M, Johnston, D, Caputi, N, Hesp, A, Denham, A M, and Sporer, E. (2018), Improving confidence in the management of the blue swimmer crab (Portunus armatus) in Shark Bay. Part I : Rebuilding of the Shark Bay Crab Fishery. FRDC project no. 2012/15. Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development, Perth. Report 283.
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