The future for managing recreational fisheries in the Murray-Darling Basin

Matt Barwick, John Koehn, David Crook, Charles Todd, Cameron Westaway, William Trueman

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    Abstract

    Sustainable management of natural resources requires robust and timely information inputs, particularly in multispecies or cross-jurisdictional fisheries such as the Murray-Darling Basin's (MDB) recreational fishery. Innovative data collection and monitoring approaches, management tools and cooperative efforts enable the requirements of fisheries managers to be met efficiently and cost-effectively. This paper considers a number of pioneering initiatives operationalised under the Native Fish Strategy that have helped inform sustainable management outcomes for the recreational fishery in the MDB. 
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)75-81
    Number of pages7
    JournalEcological Management and Restoration
    Volume15
    Issue numbers1
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - Mar 2014

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