June 4, 2014

It seems that studies from Australia and overseas have reported cases of saddleback syndrome from a variety of species, many from the same family as Yellowfin bream.

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June 2, 2014

Recent  research by the NSW Department of Primary Industries Fisheries Conservation Technology Unit suggests that dusky flathead have very high post-release survival rates if handled correctly.

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April 28, 2014

If you  opened a newspaper during 2011 chances are you were greeted by an article about fish health concerns in the Gladstone region, and the many possible causes/likely impacts for local fishers…

In fact, fish health issues and their impacts on local fishers never left...

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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October 7, 2013

Australians continue to hold the view that achieving sustainability is a shared responsibility.


The results of this report support the position that Australia's fishing community as a collective (everyone who fishes) is the predominant ‘custodian’ for sustainability. T...

August 5, 2013

A report recently published by the American Sportfishing Association presents some seriously impressive figures which plainly underscore the importance of fishing to the American culture and economy.

There is one main problem associated with trying to calculate the econ...

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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August 1, 2013

Recreational fishers are increasingly playing a vital role in the monitoring of our waterways and fish stocks.

In the August 2013 edition of Escape with ET Recfishing Research explored one such example, where fishos were getting involved in ‘Citizen Science’ in the Glad...

December 13, 2012

A keen fisher, Craig Lees recently asked Recfishing Research about a 95cm snook he caught and released near Ceduna. He explained that whilst handling the fish before release quite a few scales came off in his hand, and the fish seemed to take a while to recover before...

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

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