Fisheries Management Paper No. 275
Western Australian Department of Fisheries
The Shark Bay blue swimmer crab resource is harvested commercially by the Shark Bay crab trap, Shark Bay prawn trawl and Shark Bay scallop trawl sectors. The resource also supports a small recreational fishery of about 1 tonne per year.
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Crab fisherie; Blue swimmer crab; Portunus armatus; Fishery management; Fishery regulations; Allocation systems; Shark Bay - Western Australia
Western Australia. Dept. of Fisheries. (2015), Shark Bay crab managed fishery draft management plan 2015. Western Australian Department of Fisheries, Perth. Report Fisheries Management Paper No. 275.
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