Publication Date

8-2015

Series Number

Fisheries Management Paper No. 275

Publisher

Western Australian Department of Fisheries

City

Perth

Abstract

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.

Number of Pages

40

Keywords

Crab fisherie; Blue swimmer crab; Portunus armatus; Fishery management; Fishery regulations; Allocation systems; Shark Bay - Western Australia

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