Publication Date

8-2015

Series Number

2

Publisher

Department of Fisheries

City

Perth, Western Australia

Abstract

This report provides a comprehensive description of the Shark Bay Prawn Managed Fishery (SBPMF) and contains information relevant to assist the assessment of this fishery against the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) standard (v1.3) for sustainable fishing. The SBPMF is located in Shark Bay, Western Australia and uses demersal otter trawl gear to predominantly target brown tiger prawns (Penaeus esculentus) and western king prawns (Penaeus latisulcatus).

Number of Pages

xx, 294

Keywords

Prawn fisheries, Penaeus esculentus, Penaeus latisulcatus, Fishery management, Trawl fisheries, Shark Bay, Western Australia

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