December 2, 2014

Do you ever wonder how to tell which fish species are sustainably harvested? In this article Recfishing Research delves deeper into the process through which researchers and managers work this out, and discusses the results, and what it means for rec fishos.

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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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September 19, 2012

Where did they come from? And how would their presence in some of Australia’s river systems and impoundments impact on my fishing? As I explored information available to me my suspicions were confirmed: Tilapia are not good news for rec fishos.

A little while back I was...

May 29, 2009

This report explores how well reef associated species survive after release, and methods to maximise survival.

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April 1, 2008

Concerns have been raised about how well Black jewfish survive after catch and release. This FRDC-funded study explores the implications of targeting spawning aggregations of this iconic species, and considers options to mitigate impacts.

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Flathead represent the largest catch of any fish of any group taken by recreational fishers in Australia and, after bream, account for the greatest numbers of fish released by recreational fishers (National Recreational Fish Survey). Flathead are taken around Australia...

September 1, 2003

A pioneering national study of Australian public perceptions, knowledge and attitudes towards the fishing industry, has been completed. It covers the commercial, recreational and traditional fishing sectors, and also examines seafood consumption and factors likely to a...

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

p: 0413148222

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