Field Study 305

Western Australia


Target catch: 

Red emperor, scarlet perch, spangled emperor, Rankin cod, blue spot emperor, rosy threadfin brea, flagfish, frypan snapper, red snapper and goldband snapper

Study Type: 

Field study in the wild

Effect on target catch: 

None reported

Effect on bycatch species: 

Reduced capture of sharks larger than 100 cm with largest reductions occuring at lengths greater than 180 cm

Bycatch species: 

Fishing Gear: 

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