Back to top
Marine WATERs - Western Australia - Teacher Education Resources Government of Western Australia

Download marine education lesson plans and resources
suitable for students from Kindergarten to Year 12

Register for FREE

Recreational Fishing Frontier

Until 10 or 15 years ago, deepwater species in Western Australia have escped the attention of recreational fishers.  However, anglers armed with large boats and hi-tech fishing gear are pursuing several long-lived species like hapuku and bass groper.  This article joins a joint Department of Fisheries, CSIRO and University of Western Australia research expedition to the edge of the continental shelf.

Western Fisheries article by Ben Carlish , October 2010, pg. 6-11


  • Biology
  • Ecosystems
  • Fisheries Management
  • Research



Media Type

PDF - 422.5 KB

To download this resource, you must be logged in. Not a member? Registration is free!

Register Now Follow us on Facebook Fisheries Division Woodside Energy