Department of Agriculture and Fisheries, Queensland, Queensland shark control program non-target statistics by year. Department of Agriculture and Fisheries, Queensland. [Dataset]
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Spreadsheet of non-target species (bycatch) numbers in the Shark Control Program by species, date of capture, location, size and sex from 2001 onwards
The shark control program (SCP) relies on nets or drumlines, or a combination of both, to minimise the threat of shark attack on humans in particular locations. Following is information on numbers and locations of sharks that have been caught by the SCP.
It is important to reduce the inadvertent impacts of the SCP on other marine animals (bycatch) without compromising human safety. Bycatch levels are carefully monitored and research is focused on minimising impacts on non-target species.
This dataset contains details of non-target numbers in the Shark Control program by species, date of capture, and location from 2001
|Type of Data:||CSV file|
|Copyright Holders:||State of Queensland|
|Corporate Creators:||Department of Agriculture and Fisheries, Queensland|
|Business groups:||Animal Science|
|Additional Information:||By downloading this dataset you agree to the terms and conditions of the attached licence.|
|Keywords:||bycatch non-target shark catch shark control|
|Subjects:||Aquaculture and Fisheries > Fisheries > Fishery research|
Aquaculture and Fisheries > Fisheries > Fishery for individual species
|Deposited On:||03 May 2016 06:22|
|Last Modified:||03 May 2016 06:26|
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