Publication Date

1978

Series Number

20

Publisher

Department of Fisheries and Wildlife

City

Perth, Western Australia

Abstract

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.

Number of Pages

44

Keywords

Prawn fisheries, Historical account, Shark Bay, Western Australia

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