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North Coast Demersal Fisheries Status Report. In: Status reports of the Fisheries and Aquatic Resources of Western Australia 2011/12: State of the Fisheries eds. W.J. Fletcher and K. Santoro

Newman, S.J., Skepper, C., Wakefield, C., Sawyer, M., Boddington, D. and Green, R. (2012) North Coast Demersal Fisheries Status Report. In: Status reports of the Fisheries and Aquatic Resources of Western Australia 2011/12: State of the Fisheries eds. W.J. Fletcher and K. Santoro. Department of Fisheries, Perth, Western Australia pp 198-217.

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Abstract

There are a number of commercial and recreational fisheries that operate in the northern bioregion which target, to varying degrees, the following tropical, demersal fish species (in order of gross tonnage); goldband snapper (Pristipomoides multidens), bluespotted emperor (Lethrinus punctulatus), red emperor (Lutjanus sebae), crimson snapper (Lutjanus erythropterus), saddletail snapper (Lutjanus malabaricus), Rankin cod (Epinephelus multinotatus), brownstripe snapper (Lutjanus vitta), rosy threadfin bream (Nemipterus furcosus), spangled emperor (Lethrinus nebulosus) and frypan snapper (Argyrops spinifer). Each of these fisheries is outlined below.

Publication Type: Report
Publisher: Department of Fisheries
URI: http://researchrepository.murdoch.edu.au/id/eprint/12760
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