Standard Fish Names

Standard Fish Names Australia has over 5000 native species of fish, and many more crustaceans and molluscs. Several hundred of these species are important commercially, and many others support recreational activities such as fishing and …

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Status of Australia’s Fish Stocks

Status of Australia’s Fish Stocks Australia’s managers and fishers continue to work for the long term sustainability of our fisheries resources. Status of Key Australian Australian Fish Stocks Report The Status of Key Australian Fish …

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Seafood and Your Health

Seafood and Your Health “The evidence is now largely unequivocal that some fish each week is an advantage to health and longevity” Australians are encouraged to eat two to three serves of seafood each week. …

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Indigenous and cultural fishing

Indigenous and cultural fishing “Indigenous people still relate to land that was inundated by sea during the last ice age and regard it as their own.” Indigenous information passed down from generation to generation and …

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Barotrauma

Understanding Barotrauma Fish that are rapidly retrieved from depths greater than 10 metres do not have time to adjust to water pressure changes, resulting in the expansion of gases in the swim bladder and other …

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Fishing: Minimise Stress and Physical Damage

Minimise stress and physical damage It is responsible practice to ensure that you minimise stress and physical damage to any released fish to ensure their best chance of survival. Follow these steps where safe and …

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Get involved in citizen science

Get involved in Citizen Science Citizen science is a partnership between individuals and scientists for investigating pressing questions about the world. By providing information to marine scientists, your data can help further our understanding of …

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Seafood and Health

Quick facts about seafood and your health Fish does not lose its omega-3 health benefits by being canned Seafood is the best food source of iodineSaltwater seafood has about twice as much iodine as freshwater …

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