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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

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  • Biology
  • Ecosystems
  • Fisheries Management
  • Research

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