Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development
Following five fatal incidents involving white sharks (Carcharodon carcharias) off the lower west coast of Western Australia between September 2011 and July 2012, as well as other highly-publicised non-fatal encounters with this species, in 2012 the State Government funded several new initiatives to better understand white sharks in Western Australia and the likely effectiveness of any community safety interventions in Western Australian waters.
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White shark, Carcharodon carcharias, Fisheries, Anthropogenic factors, Population dynamics, Life history, Catch statistics, Western Australia, South Australia, Australia
Taylor, S, Braccini, J, McAuley, R, and Fletcher, W. (2016), Review of potential fisheries and marine management impacts on the south-western Australian white shark population. Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development, Perth. Report 277.
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