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Reducing uncertainty in the assessment of the Australian spanner crab fishery

Brown, I. W., Scandol, J., Mayer, D. G., Campbell, M. J., Kondylas, S., McLennan, S.R., Williams, A.J., Krusic-Golub, K. and Treloar, T. (2008) Reducing uncertainty in the assessment of the Australian spanner crab fishery. Project Report. Fisheries Research and Development Corporation.

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Abstract

In collaboration with the New South Wales Department of Primary Industries we compared the effectiveness of the spanner crab monitoring systems used by New South Wales and Queensland and developed a fishery-independent survey protocol acceptable to both states.

The objectives of this project were to:

1. Determine the age at which spanner crabs (Ranina ranina) recruit to the fishery
2. Develop a common methodology for monitoring and assessing the Australian spanner crab stock
3. Investigate sources of variability in apparent population density.

Item Type:Monograph (Project Report)
Business groups:Animal Science
Keywords:Final report
Subjects:Aquaculture and Fisheries > Fisheries > Fishery research
Aquaculture and Fisheries > Fisheries > Fishery for individual species
Aquaculture and Fisheries > Fisheries > Shellfish fisheries
Deposited On:15 Nov 2011 05:13
Last Modified:04 Jan 2021 23:08

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