ROCK LOBSTER ADVICE
As part of the process of receiving advice on which to base ministerial decisons on Minister Rockliff asked TARFish to participate in a Working Group with the commercial rock lobster fishers and the Department of Primary Industries in the lead up to the announcement of season dates for the 2017/18 Rock Lobster season. TARFish was asked to provide Minister Rockliff with its own advice on a number of management options and proposals under discussion and review. Click here to download TARFish's advice to Minister Rockliff/DPIPWE.
FIGHT TO PROTECT LOBSTERS
TARFish seeks a direct catch-control mechanism to be developed for the recreational sector, which would be more effective in directly constraining recreational catch. Click here to download the full story as reported in The Mercury on 16th September 2017.
SALMON MARINE FARMING POLICY
TARFish has issued a new policy in relation to Salmon Farming in Tasmanian estuarine and coastal waters. Click here to download a copy.
SPAWNING SOURCES KING GEORGE WHITING REPORT
Click here to download FRDC report on the spawning sources, movement patterns, and nursery area replenishment of spawning populations of King George Whiting in south -eastern Australia
Download the September 2017 edition by clicking here
SOUTHERN BLUEFIN TUNA REPORT
Post release survival of recreationally caught Southern Bluefin Tuna report available by clicking here