November 4, 2013

Ever wonder how much fishing is worth to the NSW economy? This study estimates that 773,000 adult anglers in NSW spent $1.625bn on fishing in 2012, including $186.1m spent by Interstate visiting fishers. 

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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...

March 4, 2013

The Great Barrier Reef is home to some of the hottest fishing in Australia, drawing people from around the globe. This study measures the tourist, recreational, commercial fishing and scientific research and management activity within the Reef catchment and the World H...

February 1, 2013

Recreational fishing is big business in Australia. A survey in 2001-02 estimated that Aussie fishos spent a whopping $1.8 billion on rec fishing over the 12 month study period. Unfortunately, there hasn't been an assessment of the economic value of recreational fishing...

You only have to look at the circus at any boat ramp in Portland during tuna season to know that game fishing is worth big money to coastal communities. But putting an exact dollar figure on it can be tricky. This study estimated the economic value of recreational game...

September 5, 2011

The Sustainable Economy Program aims to identify options for Australia to flourish while bringing our economy within environmental limits. Australia has tremendous opportunity to leverage our natural resources and skills in innovation to build a fair, sustainable and p...

The Murray-Darling Basin is Australia's largest river system, and home to Australia's largest freshwater fish species - the iconic Murray cod. The culture of many rural and regional communities throughout the basin is intrinsically linked with the river, and fishing. B...

A self-administered mail questionnaire was used to collect social and economic data from Tasmanian rock lobster licence holders. Questions pertained to fisher‟s demographic characteristics, fishing participation patterns and preferences, fishing attitudes and experienc...

November 20, 2009

Murray Cod are large, long-lived, carnivorous fish which inhabit a remarkably wide variety of habitats, from cool, clear streams with riffle-and-pool structure and rocky substrates in upland areas to large, slow flowing rivers in the extensive alluvial lowland reaches...

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Recfishing Research Executive Officer
Owen Li

p: 0413148222

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