Fisheries Department Perth Western Australia.
The 1986/87 Australian catch was about 8,300 tonnes. At present levels of fishing,it has been suggested that this could be substantially increased. The fishery is not in danger of over-exploitation. Rather, the problem could be that there is more fish available than existing markets could absorb. However, there are prospects for increasing the present volume of fish sold domestically and for developing new products and markets in Australia and overseas.
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Fishery economics, Pilchards, Western Australia.
SCP Fisheries Consultants Pty Ltd. (1988), Economics and marketing of Western Australia pilchards.. Fisheries Department Perth Western Australia., Perth. Article No. 22.
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