Tasman Sea Tropical Tuna

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In 2007 the Minister of Fisheries for the Commonwealth of Australia directed all Commonwealth managed fisheries should be managed with quantitative Harvest Strategies (HS); computerized decision rules using pre-agreed data to adjust catch levels. A mechanism for setting catch levels … Continue reading

Assessing Traditional Dugong Hunt, Torres Strait

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In northern Australia the traditional owners of Torres Strait enjoy a continuing statutory Traditional Right to hunt the dugong (Sirenidae) but data on the hunt are sparse and stock status is uncertain. The project was to synthesise all available information … Continue reading