Department of Fisheries Western Australia
Fishing activity on the Cocos is essentially unmanaged at present and there has been some condern by the local community that a number of species, such as coral trout, have declined in numbers over the last decade. This draft strategy was developed by the Western Australian Department of Fisheries who now has responsibility for managing recreational fishing on behalf of the Commonwealth Department of Transport and Regional Services.
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Recreational fishing, Community participation, Cocos Keeling Islands, Fishery management, Cocos (Keeling) Islands - Indian Ocean, Reef fisheries, Coral reefs, Surveys.
Department of Fisheries.. (2005), A sustainable future for recreational fishing in the Cocos (Keeling) Islands. Proposal for discussion.. Department of Fisheries Western Australia, Perth. Report No. 192A.
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