July 15, 2017

Meet a team of passionate Aussie recfishers, who are heading to Canada to learn about and enhance the capacity of Australia's recreational fishing sector.

September 27, 2016

Any fisho who has ever taken a good look at the chompers on a bream would know that they are perfectly suited for crushing the shells of molluscs, like oysters. In fact they form a really important part of not just the diet of bream species, but of a host of other fish...

January 10, 2014

In this article Recfishing Research explores how technological advancements in genetics have revolutionised fisheries research and management in Australia, and considers how it may continue to shape the way we study and manage our fish resources in future...

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August 1, 2013

In this article Recfishing Research summarises some interesting work done by researchers at James Cook University exploring how climate change may impact on one of Australia's most iconic species groups - Coral trout. 

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November 14, 2012

Many Australians love fishing. More than 3.5 million Australians fish annually for recreation and sport. This means about one in every five Australians enjoy fishing and half of all Australian households own fishing tackle. However, with the enjoyment of a natural reso...

A fascinating new project has been exploring novel and cost effective ways to inform management of the Barramundi fishery in the Fitzroy River, Northern Queensland.

What makes the "Crystal Bowl" project so innovative is the way it incorporates commercial and recreationa...

Recently recreational fishos in south east Queensland have been raising concerns about bream, luderick and other species with deformed backs that are turning up in estuaries in and around the Gold coast region. In this article Recfishing Research summarises information...

The range extension of the long-spined sea urchin to eastern Tasmania and the resultant overgrazing of kelp beds has been of marked interest to recreational divers over past decades. Receiving financial support for a subtidal reef monitoring and community awareness pro...

This interesting article summarises the history of artificial reefs constructed for fishing n Australia, considers current developments and explores where things might go in the future.

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Recfishing Research Executive Officer
Owen Li
e: owenl@uow.edu.au

p: 0413148222

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