AWARDS 2023 | Best Medium Fish Farm Support Vessel – San Little Glory – Southern Ocean Solutions

Best Medium Fish Farm Support Vessel – San Little Glory – Southern Ocean Solutions One of a pair of Australian-designed fish farm work boats built for two separate New Zealand salmon farmer owners. Highly purposeful, the 18- by 10-metre steel catamarans were designed and built to handle a multitude...

https://www.bairdmaritime.com/fishing-boat-world/aquaculture-world/awards-2023-best-medium-fish-farm-support-vessel-san-little-glory-southern-ocean-solutions/

WAFIC offers science-based South Coast marine park option

While certain parties remain fixated on pursuing a South Coast Marine Park with sanctuary zones taking up more than 25 per cent, WAFIC has stepped up with an alternate proposal, which has been developed in consultation with the South Coast fishing industry. In a somewhat unorthodox approach, WAFIC...

https://www.bairdmaritime.com/ausmarine/ausmarine-fishing-and-aquaculture/wafic-offers-science-based-south-coast-marine-park-option/

VESSEL REVIEW | Te Runanga – New Zealand’s Westfleet welcomes Southern Ocean ling catcher

Greymouth, New Zealand-based fishing company Westfleet Seafoods recently took delivery of a new longline fishing vessel built by compatriot shipyard the AIMEX Service Group. Designed by Australian naval architecture firm Oceantech, the vessel has been named Te Runanga after a town in New Zealand’s...

https://www.bairdmaritime.com/fishing-boat-world/longlining/vessel-review-te-runanga-new-zealands-westfleet-welcomes-southern-ocean-ling-catcher/

WA abalone fishers advised to proceed with caution for next recreational session

Recreational fishing for abalone in the West Coast Zone (WCZ) resumes this Saturday, January 13, with fishing permitted only between 07:00 and 08:00, the Western Australia Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) said in a recently published advisory. The safety advice for...

https://www.bairdmaritime.com/ausmarine/ausmarine-fishing-and-aquaculture/wa-abalone-fishers-advised-to-proceed-with-caution-for-next-recreational-session/

13 nabbed for out-of-season marron fishing in South West WA

Some 285 illegally caught marron have been seized and up to 13 people are facing prosecution after a Western Australia Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) operation targeting out-of-season marron fishing in the South West. The fine for out-of-season fishing for marron...

https://www.bairdmaritime.com/ausmarine/ausmarine-fishing-and-aquaculture/13-nabbed-for-out-of-season-marron-fishing-in-south-west-wa/

New partnership to boost fish populations in NSW inland waterways

A new partnership between the NSW Government, the aquaculture industry, and the recreational fishing sector is trialling a new way to fast-track the recovery of native fish populations. NSW Department of Primary Industries (DPI) Deputy Director General Fisheries Sean Sloan said that NSW DPI has...

https://www.bairdmaritime.com/ausmarine/ausmarine-fishing-and-aquaculture/new-partnership-to-boost-fish-populations-in-nsw-inland-waterways/

Fisheries New Zealand seeks feedback on proposed catch limits for 2024

Fisheries New Zealand is asking for feedback on proposed changes to catch limits and other settings across a range of Aotearoa New Zealand’s fisheries as part of its twice-yearly sustainability review. Every six months, Fisheries New Zealand reviews a range of fish stocks and develops proposals...

https://www.bairdmaritime.com/ausmarine/ausmarine-fishing-and-aquaculture/fisheries-new-zealand-seeks-feedback-on-proposed-catch-limits-for-2024/

Australian fisheries and aquaculture production buoyed by continued growth in 2022

Aquaculture has had another successful year within the Australian seafood industry, according to the latest edition of ABARES Australian Fisheries and Aquaculture Statistics. David Galeano, Acting Executive Director of the Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics (ABARES), said the gross value of fishery and aquaculture production (GVP) in 2021-22 increased by eight per cent […]

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https://www.bairdmaritime.com/ausmarine/ausmarine-fishing-and-aquaculture/australian-fisheries-and-aquaculture-production-buoyed-by-continued-growth-in-2022/

Consumer survey out now on Northern Territory seafood

The Northern Territory Seafood Council has launched its “Have your say on NT Seafood” survey to better understand Territorian’s seafood consumption trends. The Northern Territory seafood industry produces around 10,000 tonnes annually from a mix of wild-caught fisheries and aquaculture. ‘The survey...

https://www.bairdmaritime.com/ausmarine/ausmarine-fishing-and-aquaculture/consumer-survey-out-now-on-northern-territory-seafood/

Catch of 35 undersize crabs attracts $3,750 court bill in Mandurah

A magistrate has warned a 33-year-old Safety Bay man in Mandurah Court this week that, if he ever decided to fish for crabs again, he must measure them immediately. The man was caught out by Fisheries officers from the WA Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) when he...

https://www.bairdmaritime.com/ausmarine/ausmarine-fishing-and-aquaculture/catch-of-35-undersize-crabs-attracts-3750-court-bill-in-mandurah/

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