Department of Fisheries and Wildlife
Perth, Western Australia
The factors leading to the development of the prawn fishery in Shark Bay have been discussed, and a history and account of the fishery to 1969 has been presented. A description has been given of the management measures introduced to control the growth of the fishery, together with some of the underlying rationale behind these measures.
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Prawn fisheries, Historical account, Shark Bay, Western Australia
Slack-Smith, R J. (1978), Early history of the Shark Bay prawn fishery, Western Australia. Department of Fisheries and Wildlife, Perth, Western Australia. Technical Bulletin 20.
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